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Packsaddle Covered Bridge 38-56-02

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Packsaddle Bridge PA-56-02

Photo taken by Brian McKee 10-31-2010

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BH Photo #185095

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Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Bush Creek on TR407 Packsaddle Rd.
Location
Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1870, rebuilt in 1997
Builder
- Unknown
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.9 ft.
Total length: 48.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 10, 1980
Also called
Doc Miller Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.86750, -78.81716   (decimal degrees)
39°52'03" N, 78°49'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/686694/4415331 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairhope
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
50
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80003629 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PA 55 7207 0407 3026 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 31854 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
WGCB 38-56-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 46818 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 7, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • October 23, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Merged NBI Data
  • November 8, 2010: Added by Brian McKee

Sources 

  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net