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Utica Mills Covered Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Daniel McFarland in December 2006

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BH Photo #193232

Street View 

Description 

This bridge is a salvaged span of the old Devilbiss Covered Bridge that was washed off of it's substructure during the Johnstown Flood in 1889.

Facts 

Overview
Burr Arch through truss bridge over Fishing Creek on Utica Road
Location
Frederick County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Rehabilitated 1997
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.0 ft.
Total length: 87.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Devilbiss Covered Bridge (Historic name)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.52526, -77.39767   (decimal degrees)
39°31'31" N, 77°23'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/293913/4377812 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Catoctin Furnace
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
230
Inventory numbers
20-10-1
BH 47800 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 69.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Burr arch-truss (737)
Covered (2,699)
Frederick County, Maryland (106)
Have street view (29,842)
Maryland (868)
NR-listed (3,015)
Open (41,198)
Owned by county (21,708)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,351)
Through truss (17,785)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,932)
Truss (36,678)

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2018: Updated by Will Truax: Corrected Truss Type and description and added WG#
  • November 6, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • April 27, 2013: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • February 3, 2011: New photos from Daniel McFarland
  • January 21, 2011: Added by J.P.

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Daniel McFarland
  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com
  • Will Truax - Bridgewright [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Utica Mills Covered Bridge 20-10-01
Posted December 25, 2018, by Nathan Delaplaine (ndelaplaine [at] gmail [dot] com)

I have actually been to this bridge when I was a baby.

Utica Mills Covered Bridge
Posted January 25, 2011, by Philip Schmitz (almach4 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Both photos taken on 4-24-2008.