The Oldest Bridge In Pennsylvania, Frankford Avenue Bridge First Opened In 1697

Pennsylvania boasts some notable accomplishments when it comes to bridges. With its 446 bridges, Pittsburgh has earned the title of The City of Bridges. It, in fact, has more bridges than any other city in the world. Across the state in Philadelphia, the Frankford Avenue Bridge has been crowned the oldest bridge in Pennsylvania and in the United States.

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Have you walked or driven over the oldest bridge in Pennsylvania? Let us know in the comments! Pennsylvania’s also home to quite a few covered bridges. The oldest covered bridge in PA, in fact, dates back to 1825.

Address: 8300 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19136, USA