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Cox Farm Covered Bridge 38-30-25

Photos 

Photo taken by Brian McKee in August 2009

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BH Photo #144873

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Built 1940 from wood because of shortage of steel due to war preparations efforts; replaced with replica with steel floor 2013

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Ruff Creek on TR 568 (Kennel Road)
Location
Greene County, Pennsylvania
Status
Original 1940 bridge closed to traffic for renovation in 2013; "renovation" involved complete replacement in kind with steel stringers
History
Built 1940
Design
Kingpost through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 27.9 ft.
Total length: 32.2 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 8.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1979
Also called
Lippincott Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94333, -80.12611   (decimal degrees)
39°56'36" N, 80°07'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/574657/4421833 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waynesburg
Inventory numbers
WGCB 38-30-25 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 79003823 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PA 30 7213 0568 2023 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 18516 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 42913 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1993)
30

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added street view & imported photos
  • September 26, 2013: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Covered bridge replaced in kind with new bridge during "renovation"
  • May 23, 2013: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Added current rebuilding
  • August 11, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee
  • July 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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