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Bitzer's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-04

Photos 

Photo taken by Brian McKee in May 2009

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BH Photo #140140

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Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Conestoga Creek on Covered Bridge Road (SR 1013)
Location
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1846. Reconstructed 1997.
Builders
- Geo Fink
- Sam Reamsnyder
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Span length: 98.0 ft.
Total length: 98.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 11, 1980
Also called
Eberly's Mill Bridge
Eberly's Cider Mill Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14050, -76.15200   (decimal degrees)
40°08'26" N, 76°09'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/401866/4443987 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ephrata
Inventory numbers
PA 36 1013 0250 0746 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
WGCB 38-36-04 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
PANBI 21396 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
NRHP 80003516 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 42548 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2009)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 59.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
246

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info, street view & imported photos
  • February 10, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Merged NBI Data
  • May 10, 2009: Added by Brian McKee

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Comments 

Bitzer's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-04
Posted October 11, 2015, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)
Bitzer's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-04
Posted September 12, 2011, by Daniel Hopkins (chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net)

Recently damaged by the flooding; it appears to have been utterly destroyed or at least damaged according to Lancaster County News.