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Little Gap Covered Bridge 38-13-02

Photos 

File:LITTLE GAP COVERED BRIDGE.jpg

Photo taken by JERRYE AND ROY KLOTZ MD

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #276761

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Burr arch-truss bridge over Aquashicola Creek on Cover Bridge Road
Location
Carbon County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1880; rehabilitated 1987 & 2014.
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 74.2 ft.
Total length: 78.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.83111, -75.52222   (decimal degrees)
40°49'52" N, 75°31'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/455968/4520140 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Palmerton
Average daily traffic (as of 1979)
750
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80004294 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 09122 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
WGCB 38-13-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 60043 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2014)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 50 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (6,494)
Built 1880 (156)
Built during 1880s (1,721)
Burr arch-truss (293)
Carbon County, Pennsylvania (37)
Covered (1,409)
Have street view (24,279)
NR-listed (2,852)
Open (37,739)
Owned by county (19,163)
Pennsylvania (4,657)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,267)
Through truss (13,301)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,179)
Truss (30,087)

Update Log 

  • June 25, 2018: Updated by Janis Ford: Added rehab date
  • March 2, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Janis Ford

Comments 

Little Gap Covered Bridge 38-13-02
Posted October 3, 2015, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Don't know if this is the correct bridge:

http://standardspeaker.com/news/historic-carbon-bridge-close...