Beaverkill Covered Bridge 32-53-02
Photo taken by Brian McKee in May 2010
BH Photo #170421
The Beaverkill Bridge is a distinctive regional variation of a Town lattice truss with fanlike radiating planks in the end panels. It is the best preserved of three surviving examples of this type, all of which attributed to John Davidson, a local carpenter-builder.
-- Historic American Engineering Record
- Covered bridge over Beaverkill River on Campsite Road (TH 30)
- Sullivan County, New York
- Open to traffic
- Built 1865; rehabilitated 1991 and 2016
- Covered Lattice Through truss
Length of largest span: 116.8 ft.
Total length: 128.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 7.5 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +41.98139, -74.83611 (decimal degrees)
41°58'53" N, 74°50'10" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/513576/4647722 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Livingston Manor
- Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
- Inventory numers
- NY 3357260 (New York State bridge identification number)
WGCB 32-53-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 26908 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of July 2016)
- Superstructure condition rating: (N out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: (N out of 9)
Deck condition rating: (N out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- July 24, 2017: New photos
- January 22, 2017: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Added categories "Othmar H. Ammann Nominee", "Othmar H Ammann Award winner"
- July 25, 2010: New photo from Brian McKee