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Saville Covered Bridge 38-50-07 #2

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108728

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Buffalo Creek on PA 4001
Location
Perry County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903; Rebuilt 2007
Builder
- L.M. Wentzel
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 71.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 25, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.43803, -77.39611   (decimal degrees)
40°26'17" N, 77°23'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/296772/4479133 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spruce Hill
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
79
Inventory numbers
PA 50 4001 0020 2076 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 80003603 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 38-50-07 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
PANBI 29677 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31496 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 77 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1903 (489)
Built during 1900s (6,469)
Burr arch-truss (290)
Covered (1,394)
L.M. Wentzel (2)
NR-listed (2,837)
One-lane traffic (7,503)
Open (37,189)
Owned by state (14,190)
Pennsylvania (4,543)
Perry County, Pennsylvania (70)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,168)
Through truss (13,182)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,625)
Truss (29,883)
Wooden deck (5,894)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2018: Updated by Janis Ford: Added rebuild date
  • March 6, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added builder & imported photos
  • September 25, 2010: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • March 5, 2007: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

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