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Geiger Covered Bridge 38-39-05

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Geigers Covered Bridge - Pennsylvania (8481290287)

Photo posted to Wikipedia by user Doug Kerr

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

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BH Photo #277716

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Burr arch-truss bridge over Jordan Creek on Old Packinghouse Road
Location
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for rehabilitation in 2022, ECMS #110967
History
Built 1869
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 110.8 ft.
Total length: 132.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.64633, -75.62349   (decimal degrees)
40°38'47" N, 75°37'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/447284/4499684 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cementon
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
200
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80003558 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 38-39-05 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
PANBI 23471 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 60116 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: Merged NBI Data, Listed Planned Repairs
  • 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
  • Nathan Holth