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Forry Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-28

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108619

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Big Chiques Creek on Bridge Valley Road
Location
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1869
Builder
- Elias McMellen
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 91.9 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 11, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.06639, -76.47806   (decimal degrees)
40°03'59" N, 76°28'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/373953/4436172 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbia East
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
750
Inventory numbers
PA 36 7230 0362 0207 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
WGCB 38-36-28 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 80003512 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 22040 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31094 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added street view & imported photos
  • October 24, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected stream name
  • June 6, 2013: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • March 5, 2007: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

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