Long approach to the Checkered House bridge, a 1929 Pennsylvania Truss bridge that replaced a covered bridge of the same name damaged by the great flood of 1927. The Checkered House bridge was the longest truss bridge constructed after the flood, and still remains as the longest simple span truss bridge in the state.
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good(8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good(8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 75.3 (out of 100) View more at BridgeReports.com
April 21, 2017: New video from Michael Quiet
May 24, 2016: New photos from Michael Quiet
March 11, 2016: Updated by Michael Quiet: Updated dimensions to current measurments. Width & height clearance still reflected pre-widening/reconstruction numbers
November 11, 2014: New photos from Michael Quiet
May 18, 2014: New photos from Michael Quiet
May 3, 2014: New photo from Michael Quiet
April 30, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
April 29, 2014: New photos from Nathan Holth
February 17, 2014: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Widened"
May 28, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added history, indicating 2013 widening.
June 13, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status and added builder
June 13, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated status
July 21, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.