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Bridges & Waterways

Bridges in Myerstown Borough
There are four bridges within the boundaries of the Borough of Myerstown.  They are identified as follows:
  • MB-1 - Broad Street over Tulpehocken Creek
  • MB-2 - Locust Street over Tulpehocken Creek
  • MB-3 - Cherry Street over Tulpehocken Creek
  • MB-4 - Railroad Street over Tulpehocken Creek

Bridge No. MB-1 - Broad Street over Tulpehocken Creek
Latitude:  40° 22' 09.4"
Longitude: 
76° 17' 54.9" 
BMS No.:
38 7405 4000 4001
Structure Type:  
Prestressed Concrete Adjacent Box Beam
Year Built:  1964
Spans:  1 @ 30.0' Clear
Skew:  90°
Structure Length:  33.0'
Underclearance:  5.4'
Deck Type:  No Formal Deck - Top of beams coded as the deck
Substructure Type:  Reinforced Concrete
Bridge Widths:
 Curb to Curb  25.00' 
 Rail to Rail 25.00' 
 Out to Out 27.83' 
Average Daily Traffic:  200
Weight Limit Posting:  30 Tons Except Combinations 40 Tons

Bridge No. MB-2 - Locust Street over Tulpehocken Creek
Latitude:  40° 22' 11.3"
Longitude: 
76° 18' 36.0" 
BMS No.:
38 7405 4000 4002
Structure Type:  
Prestressed Concrete Adjacent Box Beam
Year Built:  1974
Spans:  1 @ 32.0' Clear
Skew:  90°
Structure Length:  35.0'
Underclearance:  4.7'
Deck Type:  Reinforced Concrete
Substructure Type:  Reinforced Concrete
Bridge Widths:
 Curb to Curb  27.83' 
 Rail to Rail N/A 
 Out to Out 34.25' 
Average Daily Traffic:  200
Weight Limit Posting:  None

Bridge No. MB-3 - Cherry Street over Tulpehocken Creek
Latitude:  40° 22' 11.07"
Longitude: 
76° 18' 02.40" 
BMS No.:
38 7405 4000 4003
Structure Type:  
Prestressed Concrete Adjacent Box Beam
Year Built:  1972
Spans:  1 @ 30.5' Clear
Skew:  8
Structure Length:  33.5'
Underclearance:  6.2'
Deck Type:  Concrete
Substructure Type:  Reinforced Concrete
Bridge Widths:
 Curb to Curb  24.00' 
 Rail to Rail N/A 
 Out to Out 31.33' 
Average Daily Traffic:  200
Weight Limit Posting:  None

Bridge No. MB-4 - Railroad Street over Tulpehocken Creek
Latitude:  40° 22' 09.4"
Longitude:  76° 17' 54.9" 
BMS No.: 38 7405 4000 4004