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Moods Covered Bridge 38-09-07 #2

Photo 

Moods Covered Bridge -- August 12, 209

Overview looking towards 5th Street

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #145563

Map 

Description 

One-way westbound, 12-ton limit.

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over East Branch Perkiomen Creek on Blooming Glen Road in Perkasie, PA
Location
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic one-way westbound
History
Built 1874; rehabilitated 1974, Damaged by truck, torched 2004-rebuilt by State opened 2/19/08 now owned by TWP
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 104.0 ft.
Total length: 122.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.38104, -75.27139   (decimal degrees)
40°22'52" N, 75°16'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/476963/4470085 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Quakertown
Inventory numbers
PA 09 4089 0050 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 43263 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 25, 2018: Updated by Janis Ford: Corrected coordinates
  • December 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Stephens: Edited status to reflect one-way traffic
  • August 23, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Changed location in Name, City & Overview frm Perkasie to East Rockhill Twp. Add info about bridge being torched & rebuilt w/change of ownership

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Janis Ford