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Maiden Creek Bridge 2nd (1909-2010)



Lost Bridge over Maiden Creek on RT 143
Virginville, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1909
Length of largest span: 78.1 ft.
Total length: 166.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.52531, -75.87468   (decimal degrees)
40°31'31" N, 75°52'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/425912/4486432 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory numbers
PA 06 0143 0040 2268 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 74910 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 25, 2016: Added by Dana and Kay Klein


Maiden Creek Bridge 2nd (1909-2010)
Posted January 27, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Just saw a picture in todays paper of the covered bridge that was at this location from 1850 to 1909.According to the article it measured 164 feet long and was 16 feet wide.Don't know if the measurements are accurate.

Maiden Creek Bridge 2nd (1909-2010)
Posted November 21, 2018, by George Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Dana and Kay,I've seen this picture and i think i know where.I'll check on it and get back to you on this bridge.

Maiden Creek Bridge 2nd (1909-2010)
Posted November 21, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

thanks Luke, maybe another one south of here at Berkley?