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Market Street Bridge

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Over the River

If you want to go from Wilkes-Barre to Kingston you have to take the bridge. It's best to do it in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
igrokspock
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What a Bridge

This bridge is a really huge, really great, huge, great bridge. Wilkes-barre builds the very best... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
Sabes616
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to go from Wilkes-Barre to Kingston you have to take the bridge. It's best to do it in style. Use the Market Street Bridge. Drive or walk but This is by far the most stylish way to cross the Susquehanna in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

This bridge is a really huge, really great, huge, great bridge. Wilkes-barre builds the very best bridges, their bridges are stupendous.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sabes616
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This bridge is attractive and a nice place to visit, but I wouldn't say it is spectacular. There are nice walking/biking trails both directions on both sides of the bridge and a nice park. The information about the flood control projects was interesting to read...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank SteveT6029677454
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

So this is a pretty busy bridge since you go from Wilkes-Barre to Kingston. It’s a Great Walk and has an exit for trails to go into Kirby park. The statues are gorgeous when you take a breather.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

The bridge was the only road within about 60 miles that wasnt full of potholes. I have traveled all over and Luzeren County area is the worst for roads. I live in the country outside of Williamsport Pa and our dirt roads are smoother.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BeckyJerseyShore_Pa
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This beautiful old bridge is an engineering marvel.Hard to believe that it was built in the early 19 hundreds, survived a few catastrophic floods and still stands proud and will surely be around for many more years to serve the people of Wyoming Valley.It connects...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Stan D
Reviewed 25 October 2017

It's a bridge - drive it, walk it, enjoy it. This is a very nice part of the downtown area and straddles the Susquehanna River. There are well-kept parks along the river with plenty of footpaths and views. Don't drive through town without checking out...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank URIguy
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great bridge to check out. It survived several floods. If you can park your car and walk across the bridge to get a better look at the eagles on top.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank janet012012012
Reviewed 29 August 2017

If you're in the area, park and walk along the river and take in this majestic bridge. They don't build them like this anymore, which is sad. The eagles on the towers have seen it all. The rise and fall of Wilkes-Barre, along with many...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank FLNomad
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Easy hike along the walkway that parallels the River. This was along the leeway/barrier that protects the town from possible flooding waters...I think it was built after Hurricane Agnes hit PA in the 70s. This area takes you into the Kings College and Wilkes College...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank 265KimC
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