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Ryot Covered Bridge 38-05-17

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Photo taken by Jodi Christman on 11/30/12

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BH Photo #244014

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Description 

1867 is the build date NBI states. 1868 is what "Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges" states in their 2nd edition (Benjamin D. Evans & June R. Evans). The book also states it was restored in 1995. The bridge is white with 3/4 horizontal boards with red trim, corrugated roof and deck is runners laid over crosswise planking.

Facts 

Overview
Burr arch-truss bridge over Dunning Creek on T-549
Location
Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1868; restored in 1995; rehabilitated 2004
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 86.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 10, 1980
Also called
Dunning Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14222, -78.62444   (decimal degrees)
40°08'32" N, 78°37'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/702365/4446248 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alum Bank
Inventory numbers
PANBI 04542 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
NRHP 80003416 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 54575 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 71.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
60

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
  • December 1, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Fixed typo
  • December 1, 2012: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • November 22, 2012: Added by Jodi Christman

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