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Shaffer Covered Bridge 38-56-11

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Shaffer Covered Bridge PA-56-11

Photo taken by Brian McKee 10-30-2010

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BH Photo #184249

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Overview
Covered bridge over Bens Creek on TR 634 (Covered Bridge Road)
Location
Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1877; rehabilitated 1978
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.2 ft.
Total length: 56.1 ft.
Deck width: 10.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 10, 1980
Also called
Bens Creek Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.28117, -78.96406   (decimal degrees)
40°16'52" N, 78°57'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/673078/4460953 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Johnstown
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
50
Inventory numers
PA 55 7205 0634 3017 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 80003637 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 38-56-11 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
PANBI 31841 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31622 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2014)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 56.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • November 1, 2010: New photos from Brian McKee
  • July 12, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn

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