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Meems Bottom Covered Bridge 46-82-01

Photos 

Photo taken by Daniel McFarland

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BH Photo #133245

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over N Fork Shenandoah River on Wissler Road near Mount Jackson
Location
Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Rebuilt and preserved.
History
Built 1893; Damaged by Arson 1976; Restored 1979
Builder
- Franklin Hiser Wissler
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.2 ft.
Total length: 204.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 10, 1975
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.72088, -78.65522   (decimal degrees)
38°43'15" N, 78°39'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/703846/4288412 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Market
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
444
Inventory numbers
NRHP 75002037 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
VA 17275 (Virginia bridge number)
WGCB 46-82-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 39820 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 50.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2019: New photos from Evan Stone
  • July 30, 2018: New photo from Jimmy Walters
  • February 7, 2015: Photos imported by Dave King
  • July 10, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • July 9, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • January 31, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Merged NBI data, Name, Builder and NHRP data
  • February 10, 2009: Added by Daniel McFarland

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