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Frankenfield Covered Bridge 38-09-09

Photos 

Frankenfield Covered Bridge -- November 11, 2009

Upstream side view

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #149865

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Tinicum Creek on Cafferty Road
Location
Tinicum Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1978
Design
Town lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 58.1 ft.
Total length: 129.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.47667, -75.10000   (decimal degrees)
40°28'36" N, 75°05'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/491523/4480669 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lumberville
Inventory numbers
PA 09 7009 0440 0051 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 07568 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
NRHP 80003444 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 43665 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2008)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 42.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2001)
100

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2016: New photos from John Loxton
  • March 2, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info & imported photo
  • November 26, 2009: Added by Raymond Klein

Sources 

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