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Bergey Bridge

Photos 

Bergey Road Bridge Upper Salford Township

Side View

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #132983

Map 

Street View 

Description 

"A strong candidate for long-term preservation." according to Montgomery County bridge inventory.

The bridge contributes to the National Register of Historic Places listed Bergy Bridge Historic District (added to the Register in 10/10/73), which is named for the structure. The bridge is also adjacent to a greenway, resulting in a very high values code.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over East Branch Perkiomen Creek on Bergey Road
Location
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1841; rehabilitated 1990
Design
4 stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 133.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 10, 1973
Also called
Branchville Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.30309, -75.42182   (decimal degrees)
40°18'11" N, 75°25'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/464153/4461483 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Perkiomenville
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
1,683
Inventory numbers
PA 46 7046 0700 0151 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 27958 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
NRHP 73001644 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 31335 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 66.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2012: Updated by Jodi Christman: Corrected GPS
  • April 29, 2012: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added builder and description and other details
  • March 7, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein
  • February 4, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added photo
  • January 16, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com