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Sheards Mill Covered Bridge 38-09-06

Photos 

Sheards Mill Covered Bridge -- October 11, 2009

Overview from upstream side

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #147825

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Tohickon Creek on Covered Bridge Road in East Rockhill Township, PA
Location
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1873; rehabilitated 1971
Design
Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 116.1 ft.
Total length: 136.2 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.45462, -75.27794   (decimal degrees)
40°27'17" N, 75°16'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/476433/4478254 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Quakertown
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
136
Inventory numbers
PA 09 4099 0010 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 07470 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
NRHP 80003445 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 43501 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 59 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 3, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 2, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Fixed GPS Coordinates, added NRHP info & imported photo
  • October 18, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added bridge from NBI w/3 photos. East Rockhill Township added to Name-City & Overview. USGS Quakertown added

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net