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Johnstown in Cambria County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Walnut Street Bridge

 
 
Walnut Street Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
1. Walnut Street Bridge Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1917-18, the Walnut Street Bridge was one of the most critial bridges in Johnstown, providing the sole link from the West End to downtown. In 2006, the concrete arch bridge was reconstructed based on plans for the earlier bridge
Funded by: FWHA and PennDOT
Contractor: Swank Construction

 
Location. 40° 19.691′ N, 78° 55.252′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Walnut Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at the south end of the bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Johnstown PA 15901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oklahoma House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cambria Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Cambria Iron Company Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Morley's Dog (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1936 Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (approx. 0.2 miles away); Market Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Johns Street Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Red Cross (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnstown.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsMan-Made Features
 
Original Walnut Street Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
2. Original Walnut Street Bridge Marker
Walnut Street Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
3. Walnut Street Bridge
Walnut Street Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
4. Walnut Street Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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