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Glessner Covered Bridge 38-56-08

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Glessner Covered Bridge PA-56-08 #2

Photo taken by Brian McKee 10-30-2010

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BH Photo #185118

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Burr arch-truss bridge over Stony Creek on TR565 Covered Bridge Rd.
Location
Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Replaced a covered bridge built in 1881 in 1998
Builder
- Tobias Glessner
Design
Supported by steel I-beams
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 98.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
PA-56-08 #2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.02600, -78.92083   (decimal degrees)
40°01'34" N, 78°55'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/677416/4432713 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stoystown
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
50
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80003631 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PA 55 7223 0565 3065 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 31901 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
WGCB 38-56-08 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 46820 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • March 7, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added builder, link & imported photo
  • October 23, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Merged NBI Data
  • November 8, 2010: Added by Brian McKee

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