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Bistline Covered Bridge 38-50-03

Photos 

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Photo taken by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108699

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Shermans Creek on PA 3005
Location
Perry County, Pennsylvania
History
Built 1880; Rehab 2008
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 25, 1980
Also called
Flickinger's Mill Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.33394, -77.47033   (decimal degrees)
40°20'02" N, 77°28'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/290153/4467751 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Andersonburg
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
83
Inventory numbers
PA 50 3005 0020 2117 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 80003591 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 38-50-03 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
PANBI 29647 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31478 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 76.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (6,415)
Built 1880 (157)
Built during 1880s (1,700)
Burr arch-truss (290)
Covered (1,394)
NR-listed (2,837)
One-lane traffic (7,503)
Open (37,188)
Owned by state (14,190)
Pennsylvania (4,543)
Perry County, Pennsylvania (70)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,089)
Through truss (13,182)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,769)
Truss (29,883)
Wooden deck (5,894)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2018: Updated by Janis Ford: Added rehab date
  • July 9, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • March 6, 2014: Photos imported by Dave King
  • November 11, 2011: Updated by Jodi Christman: changed status to open
  • September 25, 2010: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • March 5, 2007: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

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