We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Market Street Bridge

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Only place to drive with no potholes

The bridge was the only road within about 60 miles that wasnt full of potholes. I have traveled all... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
BeckyJerseyShore_Pa
,
Jersey Shore, Pa
Very nice part of town

It's a bridge - drive it, walk it, enjoy it. This is a very nice part of the downtown area and... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
URIguy
,
Maryland
Read all 10 reviews
2
All photos (2)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good50%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“nice walk”(2 reviews)
“built”(2 reviews)
About
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
12°
Oct
-1°
Nov
-6°
Dec
Contact
Market Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Website
Reviews (10)
Filter reviews
10 results
Traveller rating
3
5
2
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
3
5
2
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews susquehanna river nice walk built kirby pa
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 10 reviews
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

2  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.

Thank Inspiration725360
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.

Thank BeckyJerseyShore_Pa
Reviewed 12 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

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

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.

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

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

2  Thank Kim C
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The bridge, river walk and Kirby park are a nice walk for a sunny spring or summer day! Interesting architectural structure for such a small town in the mountains of PA.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We parked the car in the parking lot of Market Street Square for 3 usd and walked the bridge to the Kirby Park. The bridge was built between 1926 and 1929. Market Street Bridge was built as bridge over the Susquehanna River and it connects...More

Thank belochka25
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 20 nearby hotels
Mohegan Sun Pocono
1,130 reviews
2.63 km away
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wilkes Barre
1,423 reviews
3.34 km away
Knights Inn - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Pittston
90 reviews
3.86 km away
The Woodlands Resort, An Ascend Collection Hotel
1,145 reviews
4.27 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 295 nearby restaurants
Cafe Italia
48 reviews
2.65 km away
Leggio's
132 reviews
1.41 km away
Ruth's Chris Steak House
347 reviews
2.66 km away
Rustic Kitchen Bistro & Bar
402 reviews
2.65 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 45 nearby attractions
Susquehanna Brewing Company
30 reviews
1.68 km away
Plains Antiques and Home Furnishings
8 reviews
4.13 km away
Sky Zone Trampoline Park
17 reviews
3.12 km away
Rich's Golf and Fun Center
11 reviews
4.36 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Market Street Bridge staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines