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Byer Covered Bridge 35-40-08

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken 2005 by Gregory S. Hamilton

BH Photo #108308

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Pigeon Creek on CR 31 in Byer
Location
Jackson County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1872; rehabilitated 2003
Design
Covered Smith through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 72.2 ft.
Total length: 74.2 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 21, 1975
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.17950, -82.63133   (decimal degrees)
39°10'46" N, 82°37'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/359093/4337963 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Byer
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
324
Inventory numbers
ODOT 4031113 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
WGCB 35-40-08 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 75001441 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 27737 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (6,880)
Built 1872 (93)
Built during 1870s (996)
Covered (1,523)
Jackson County, Ohio (25)
NR-listed (2,878)
Ohio (3,118)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Open (38,205)
Owned by county (20,048)
Smith truss (37)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,601)
Through truss (14,030)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,973)
Truss (31,218)

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 21, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • October 11, 2011: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Bridge is open to traffic.
  • May 17, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee
  • November 21, 2005: Posted photos from Gregory S. Hamilton

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