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Klinepeter Covered Bridge 38-55-03


Side view

Photo taken May 2006 by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108745



Relocated 1982 by county commissioners from former location northwest of town on Middle Creek to remove it from jeopardy of a flood-control dam project.


Covered bridge over Beaver Creek on Railroad Avenue in Beaver Springs
Beaver Springs, Snyder County, Pennsylvania
Open to traffic
Built 1871; relocated in 1982
- Davis Kitch
Covered Burr arch-truss
Span length: 97.1 ft.
Total length: 97.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 29, 1977
Also called
Gross Covered Bridge (original name)
Beaver Springs Covered Bridge
Overflow Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74696, -77.21177   (decimal degrees)
40°44'49" N, 77°12'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/313270/4513020 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beaver Springs
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
Inventory numbers
WGCB 38-55-03 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 77001194 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PA 54 7211 1812 0006 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 31309 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31611 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 34.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2014: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • June 13, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Corrected GPS
  • June 13, 2011: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Added NBI data
  • December 18, 2006: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt


  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • HAER - Gross Covered Bridge
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • HAER PA-67 - Gross Covered Bridge, Spanning Middle Creek, Route 574, Beaver Springs, Snyder County, PA