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St. Mary's Covered Bridge 38-31-01

Photos 

Photo taken by Jodi Christman 4/30/11

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BH Photo #198691

Map 

Description 

This bridge can accommodate 23 tons due to it being reinforced with steel. Lower half of bridge is vertical boards. Upper half is the Howe truss system that allows visibility around the bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Howe through truss bridge over Shade Creek on T358, Covered Br.
Location
Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1982
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 66.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 20, 1980
Also called
Saint Marys
Shade Gap Bridge
Bridge No. 8
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.20583, -77.87804   (decimal degrees)
40°12'21" N, 77°52'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/255053/4454575 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Orbisonia
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
143
Inventory numbers
PA 31 7206 0358 3008 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 80003503 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 18909 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 46346 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2014)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 69 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2014: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • March 4, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • April 14, 2012: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added description
  • May 2, 2011: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • February 6, 2011: New Street View added by Jodi Christman
  • September 26, 2010: Added by Jodi Christman

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