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Klinepeter Covered Bridge 38-55-03

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken May 2006 by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108745

Map 

Description 

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.

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Beaver Creek on Railroad Avenue in Beaver Springs
Location
Beaver Springs, Snyder County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1871; relocated in 1982
Builder
- Davis Kitch
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Span length: 97.1 ft.
Total length: 97.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Recognition
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
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 (as of 08/2009)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 34.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
100

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

Sources 

  • 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