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Waterford Covered Bridge 38-25-04

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Waterford Covered Bridge

Photo taken July 6, 2000 looking westward.

Photo taken by Joe Virruso

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BH Photo #135436

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Description 

Example of late nineteenth-century covered bridge construction. The bridge was built for the Commissioners of the Waterford Township.

-- Historic American Buildings Survey

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Leboeuf Creek on TR 463 (Niemeyer Road)
Location
Erie County, Pennsylvania
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1875
Builder
- Richard Cross
Design
Covered Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 77.1 ft.
Total length: 78.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 17, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.94128, -79.96414   (decimal degrees)
41°56'29" N, 79°57'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/585866/4643775 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waterford
Inventory numbers
PA 25 7220 0463 4003 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
WGCB 38-25-04 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 80003492 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 16497 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30908 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2018: New photo from Richard Doody
  • October 18, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 8, 2015: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • January 18, 2015: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • March 4, 2014: Photos imported by Dave King
  • August 6, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Bridge is closed
  • March 16, 2009: New photos from Joe Virruso

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