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Sheeder-Hall Covered Bridge 38-15-12

Photos 

38 15 12a

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt in June 26, 2006

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BH Photo #273273

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over French Creek on Hollow Road
Location
Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Under renovation
History
Built 1850; rehabilitated 1996
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 23, 1973
Also called
Hall's Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14770, -75.62063   (decimal degrees)
40°08'52" N, 75°37'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/447137/4444335 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Phoenixville
Inventory numbers
PA 15 1033 0030 0344 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 10358 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
NRHP 73001600 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 49608 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2009)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 61.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
954

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2017: Updated by Frank Evelhoch, II: Changed status to closed under construction
  • November 21, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 2, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info & imported photo
  • January 23, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • September 14, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Frank Evelhoch, II

Comments 

Sheeder-Hall Covered Bridge 38-15-12
Posted December 16, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Gotta love that reporting questioning if the road surface might have been to blame here...

The vehicle is SIDEWAYS inside the bridge, which would indicate that some (99.9%) degree of speed was in play here!

Sheeder-Hall Covered Bridge 38-15-12
Posted December 16, 2016, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks Clark.At least photos don't lie and maybe the owner might have to pay for damages.

Sheeder-Hall Covered Bridge 38-15-12
Posted December 16, 2016, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)
Shreeder-Hall Covered Bridge 38-15-12
Posted November 21, 2016, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Dana and Kay,this is the bridge that was hit.Just talked to a friend of mine who verified it.Thank you for the information.Don't know if there was any height damage.If and when i get any further information i will pass it on.

Shreeder-Hall Covered Bridge 38-15-12
Posted November 21, 2016, by Dana and Kay Klein

George, Maybe This one?