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Shenk's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-30

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108648

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Big Chickies Creek on Erisnan Road
Location
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1855; rehabilitated 1977
Builders
- Charles Malhorn
- Levi Fink
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 87.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 10, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.11569, -76.42514   (decimal degrees)
40°06'56" N, 76°25'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/378553/4441571 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbia East
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
275
Inventory numbers
PA 36 7230 0372 0204 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 80003531 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 38-36-30 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
PANBI 22045 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31125 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2015: New photos from John Loxton
  • March 4, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added street view & imported photos
  • March 5, 2007: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

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