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Wehr Covered Bridge 38-39-02

Photos 

Wehr Covered Bridge - Pennsylvania (8483514653)

Photo posted to Wikipedia by user Doug Kerr

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

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BH Photo #277756

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Burr arch-truss bridge over Jordan Creek on Wehr Mills Road
Location
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1841
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 113.0 ft.
Total length: 133.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.62848, -75.56976   (decimal degrees)
40°37'43" N, 75°34'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/451814/4497671 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cementon
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80003561 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 38-39-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 60118 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 4, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

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

Comments 

Wehr Covered Bridge 38-39-02
Posted December 22, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Not much damage to the bridge, so moderate fine. He's lucky the bridge was reinforced otherwise the truck and bridge would have been in the water. I'm not sure if it is high enough to discourage others:

http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/lehigh-county/index.ssf/2014...

Wehr Covered Bridge 38-39-02
Posted July 27, 2014, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

More appropriately dubbed...

"Another DUMBA$$ attack!

Wehr Covered Bridge 38-39-02
Posted July 27, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)