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Harrison Avenue Bridge, Spanning Roaring Brook & Central Scranton Expressway (State Route 3022) at Harrison Avenue (State Route 6011), Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA

Harrison Avenue Bridge, Spanning Roaring Brook & Central Scranton Expressway (State Route 3022) at Harrison Avenue (State Route 6011), Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA

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Summary

Significance: The bridge, a monumental structure spanning Roaring Brook between East and South Scranton, is a symbol of the city's progressive era in the early 20th century. A citizen's association formed to advocate for this connection between two neighborhoods originally of different economic character. Reinforced concrete engineer A. Burton Cohen, probably hired because of his affiliation with local railroads and the massive Tunkhannock Viaduct...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N610
Survey number: HAER PA-498
Building/structure dates: 1921-1922 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 88000767

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Scranton Department of Public Works
DeLony, Eric N, project manager
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, sponsor
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, sponsor
Spivey, Justin M, historian
Lowe, Jet, photographer
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Location

Scranton (Pa.)41.49170, -75.69810
Google Map of 41.4916996, -75.6981031
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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