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Richards Covered Bridge 38-19-41 / 38-49-07

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken May 2006 by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108577

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over South Branch Roaring Creek on Jepko Road
Location
Columbia County, Pennsylvania, and Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1852
Design
Covered Queenpost through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.1 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.2 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 8, 1979
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.86750, -76.50817   (decimal degrees)
40°52'03" N, 76°30'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/372905/4525143 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shamokin
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
150
Inventory numbers
WGCB 38-19-41 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
WGCB 38-49-07 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
PA 49 7212 0804 0017 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 79002308 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 29353 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30763 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • March 3, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info & imported photos
  • November 6, 2006: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Wikipedia
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Richard Doody