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Last updated November 17, 2016

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Iconic Beaverkill Covered Bridge restored
Times Herald-Record, November 16, 2016

BEAVERKILL, NY — In the heart of Sullivan County fly fishing country, ensconced within the “forever wild” Catskill Park, the Beaverkill Covered Bridge has ...

Cedar Ford Bridge Project Construction To Begin Next Year
WBIW.com, November 2, 2016

BLOOMINGTON, IN - Monroe County officials hope to have construction started of a wooden, covered bridge spanning Beanblossom Creek started in ...

Bridge vandals
Marietta Times, November 2, 2016

Lawrence Township, Ohio, Trustee Paul Metz walks to the Hune Covered Bridge Tuesday to show where ...

Jericho Bridge Restoration Named Project of the Year by Maryland Engineers Association
Patch.com, November 2, 2016

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD -- The engineers who helped bring the Jericho Road covered bridge back to life were honored recently for their work.

County moving ahead with covered bridge project
The Herald-Times (subscription), October 31, 2016

County moving ahead with covered bridge project ... so the construction of a wooden, covered bridge spanning Bean Blossom Creek to connect North ...

Covered bridge design wins Indiana license plate vote
News Sentinel, September 24, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's next state license plate features a red covered bridge over a blue stream, under a blue sky and surrounded by greenery.

Hoosiers pick new license plate design
Lebanon Reporter, September 23, 2016

NEW DESIGN: A license plaate design featuring a covered bridge won a vote to replace the outgoing ...

Indiana's New Plate Pays Tribute To State's Rural Past
WFYI, September 23, 2016

The new covered bridge license plate will join the "In God We Trust" plate as the standard choices. A new image will adorn Indiana's standard license ...

Floodwaters Close Road, Threaten Historic Bridge
KAALtv.com, September 23, 2016

(ABC 6 News) -- The river in Zumbrota is so high, it went over Highway 58, and is coming awfully close to the historic covered bridge. The water from ...

Covered bridge design wins Indiana license plate vote
Indianapolis Star, September 22, 2016

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday that design was favoring by 54 percent of the public during voting over a month ending ...

Truck driver comes forward after damaging NH historic bridge, fleeing scene
NH1 News, September 20, 2016

CAMPTON — The truck driver responsible for damaging the historic Blair Bridge has been found with the help of security cameras and social media.

Man whose truck damaged historic bridge comes forward
The Union Leader, September 20, 2016

The man, whose truck struck several inside beams of the covered bridge on Thursday, causing about $4,000 in damage, was found thanks to the ...

PennDOT reviews bids to repair Kidds Mill bridge
Sharonherald, September 20, 2016

PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP – PennDOT is reviewing bids to rehabilitate the Kidds Mill Covered Bridge in Pymatuning Township. The apparent low bid ...

Covered bridge postmark celebrates Pennsylvania bridge festival
Linn's Stamp News, September 17, 2016

Almost a century old, the White covered bridge in Greene County, Pa., is featured on a Sept. 17-18 pictorial postmark commemorating a festival.

Philippi Covered Bridge Now Open
The Inter-Mountain, September 17, 2016

Traffic flows freely through the newly renovated Philippi Covered Bridge. The structure received more than $2 million in repairs including some ...

Police searching for truck driver who fled after damaging NH historical bridge
NH1 News, September 16, 2016

The truck was too large for the covered bridge, which resulted in damage to the bridge as it drove through the 13-foot-3-inch clearance on Thursday at ...

Covered bridge rises from ashes to celebrate
thepaper24-7.com, September 16, 2016

The Bridgeton, Indiana bridge is 10 years old and was completed in September, 2006. Originally built in 1868, it was destroyed by an arsonist in April, 2004.

Covered Bridge on Whitney Road Closed
Patch.com, September 15, 2016

STRONGSVILLE, OH - Residents travelling along Whitney Rd. will have to adjust their normal routes this weekend. The covered bridge on Whitney ...

Waterford covered bridge could reopen in 2018
GoErie.com, September 15, 2016

Waterford Pennsylvania covered bridge could reopen in 2018 ... closed" signs and concrete barriers still stop traffic from crossing the Waterford covered bridge.

Police say covered bridge buring not 'malicious'; temporary replacement planned
Addison County Independent, September 15, 2016

It was at 2:51 p.m. on Saturday that Vermont State Police were informed that the 151-year-old covered bridge was on fire. The structure was ...

Covered Wooden Bridge Trail opening set for Oct. 1
The Independent, September 12, 2016

Mike Denham sponsored House Joint Resolution 164 to establish a Covered Bridge Trail for Kentucky where the bill was eventually signed into law by ...

Vermont covered bridge fire deemed "terrible loss"
WTOL.com, September 13, 2016

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Officials are trying to figure out what sparked a fire that destroyed a wooden covered bridge on a rural road in Vermont, ...
Vermont covered bridge fire deemed 'terrible loss' - Boston.com

Investigators look for tips in covered bridge fire
WCAX, September 12, 2016

Fire investigators are asking the public to come forward with tips on who might have torched a covered bridge in Cornwall, Vermont. Smoke and flames ...

Century-old covered bridge in Vermont is reduced to a bare-boned charred structure after ... - Daily Mail
Suspicious fire damages historic Station Covered Bridge - Washington Times
Police investigating after fire destroys covered bridge in Vermont - Boston.com

Historic covered bridge in Vermont burns in suspicious fire
WMUR Manchester, September 11, 2016

SALISBURY, Vt. —A historic covered bridge in Salisbury was heavily ... to the Station Covered Bridge on the Salisbury-Cornwall town line about 2:50 ...
Covered bridge catches fire in Cornwall - WCAX
POLICE: Covered Bridge Fire Could Be Suspicious - My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
Fire destroys Cornwall covered bridge - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Swamp Road Covered Bridge burns
Addison County Independent, September 11, 2016

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Inaugural event set for Kentucky Covered Bridge Trail
Ledger Independent, September 11, 2016

After the ceremony, there will be a tour of the Fleming County Covered Bridge Museum, Steve Donovan Art museum. On Sunday, the Safari members ...

Commissioners might opt to sue state
Seymour Tribune, September 10, 2016

The contractor that has walked away from a project to renovate the Shieldstown Indiana Covered Bridge has incurred more than $42,000 in fines from the state ...

Here's what's making news across Michigan today:
Grand Haven Tribune, July 9, 2016

(AP) — Plans are moving forward to rebuild a historic covered bridge that burned down in Ionia County's Keene Township. The Michigan Department ...

Williamsport company wins Dellville bridge job
PennLive.com, July 9, 2016

Perry County commissioners awarded a contract June 27 for the reconstruction of the Dellville Covered Bridge in Carroll Twp. to a Williamsport ...

Plans are moving forward to rebuild a historic covered bridge that burned down in Ionia County's ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter, July 9, 2016

KEENE TOWNSHIP, Michigan — Plans are moving forward to rebuild a historic covered bridge that burned down in Ionia County's

White's Bridge one step closer to being rebuilt in Ionia County
WZZM13.com, July 8, 2016

The new covered bridge will be a replica of the old one, and will include security cameras. draft. The White's Bridge Historical Society has been ...

White's Bridge replica gets go-head to rebuild
WOODTV.com, July 7, 2016

KEENE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A historic covered bridge in Ionia County that was destroyed in a fire three years ago has the received to the ...

3 years later: Whites Bridge closer to being rebuilt
Sentinel-Standard, July 7, 2016

The covered bridge, one of the oldest in Michigan, had stood for 146 years. Ionia County Sheriff Dale Miller said accelerant was believed to be used ...

Jeffords State Forest celebrated in Shrewsbury
Barre Montpelier Times Argus, July 6, 2016

Mark Youngstrom, a representative of the Shrewsbury Development Review Board, said, “Five years ago, this road above Brown Covered Bridge ...

Vermonters celebrate old covered bridge, new state forest
WPTZ, July 6, 2016

Vermonters celebrate old covered bridge, new state forest. Neighbors, policymakers honor historic landmark and dedicate a state forest. Published ...

Vermont covered bridges get a makeover
vtdigger.org, July 5, 2016

Fewer than 200 survive, but more than half of those are still in use, says Mark Sargent, the project manager for many of VTrans' covered bridge ...

Preserving a piece of Fountain County history
wlfi.com, July 1, 2016

There's a number of people that live back in the road that use the bridge to and from,” said Duncan Gilmore, a member of the covered bridge ...

Opération délicate pour rénover un pont couvert
TVA Nouvelles, June 28, 2016

Une opération délicate s'est tenue au cours des derniers jours à Grande-Vallée, en Gaspésie, pour réparer un pont couvert. Une firme spécialisée a ...

Martin's Mill Bridge restoration earns medal
Waynesboro Record Herald, June 25, 2016

It is the second longest covered bridge in the state, and is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. In 1972 the bridge was severely ...

Patrick County leaders fundraising to restore the Bob White Covered Bridge
WDBJ7, June 24, 2016

(WDBJ7) There's a new effort to restore the Bob White Covered Bridge in Patrick County. Before it was washed away by flood waters last September, ...

Un pont couvert centenaire soulevé et déplacé sur 200 pieds
Le Journal de Québec, June 24, 2016

GRANDE-VALLÉE, Québec | Un pont couvert centenaire a été soulevé, puis déplacé de 200 pieds, sur les berges de la rivière Grande Vallée en Gaspésie.

Le pont couvert de Grande-Vallée sera déplacé jeudi
ICI.Radio-Canada.ca, June  23, 2016

Le pont couvert de Grande-Vallée sera déplacé pour permettre une cure de rajeunissement des fondations de l'infrastructure, construite en 1920.

Gatineau mayor lashes out at 'human stupidity' after fire destroys covered Gatineau footbridge
Ottawa Sun, June 21, 2016

Covered Bridge Firefighters worked for about 90 minutes to extinguish the blaze at the Brabant-Philippe bridge over the Rivière Blanche.

Engineers salute a restored Martins Mill Bridge
Chambersburg Public Opinion, June 24, 2016

Built in 1849, the Martin's Mill Bridge is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. It is the second longest covered bridge in Pennsylvania and ...

Martin's Mill Bridge in Antrim Township, Pa., receives international award
Herald-Mail Media,  June 24, 2016

"The other projects that were recognized were very impressive ... so for our little historic covered bridge to be recognized in that kind of company, we're ...

Gatineau's Brabant-Philippe covered bridge destroyed by fire once again, police say
CBC.ca, June 21, 2016

Fire has once again destroyed a covered wooden bridge in the Templeton neighbourhood of Gatineau, Que. At 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, emergency crews ...

Le pont Brabant-Philippe à Gatineau, Quebec, de nouveau la proie des flammes
ICI.Radio-Canada.ca, June 21, 2016

Le pont couvert du secteur de Templeton à Gatineau, qui a été plusieurs fois la cible de vandales, a été de nouveau détruit par les flammes dans la ...

Roddy Road bridge closed indefinitely; outside workers needed for repairs, county says
Frederick News Post (subscription), June 21, 2016

An engineering assessment finished late last week, however, found that five of the six main support posts for the covered bridge structure were ...

Harford Historic Preservation Commission honors its 2016 award winners
Baltimore Sun, June 19, 2016

The Baltimore County and Harford County [Maryland] public works departments for their historic Jericho Covered Bridge rehabilitation project, in Joppa/Kingsville ...

Dellville, Pennsylvania bridge contract slowed by insurance
PennLive.com, June 18, 2016

AIM TO SAVE -- The Historical Society of Perry County will raffle a commemorative rifle to benefit the Dellville Covered Bridge reconstruction. The rifle ...

Driver of box truck accused of damaging covered bridge speaks out
Fox Baltimore, June 17, 2016

A man who witnesses say drove off after hitting the Roddy Road covered bridge in a boxed truck and taking a piece of it with him, is speaking out and ...

Patrick County Virginia official seeks funding sources to rebuild bridge
Martinsville Bulletin, June 17, 2016

Even though the Bob White Covered Bridge in Woolwine washed downstream last September, nothing could wipe away 94 years of memorials.

Roddy Road bridge closed again after box truck destroys beams, siding
Frederick News Post (subscription), June 17, 2016

A large box truck damaged the landmark Roddy Road covered bridge near Thurmont, Maryland, late Thursday afternoon. The bridge has been closed while ...

People keep trying to burn Gatineau's covered bridge
Ottawa Citizen, June 16, 2016

A red covered bridge across a small river in east-end Gatineau, Quebec, has had terrible luck from the start. Built by volunteers in 2007, the Brabant-Philippe ...

Le pont Brabant-Philippe encore endommagé par les flammes
ICI.Radio-Canada.ca, June 16, 2016

Le pont Brabant-Philippe est le premier pont couvert en Amérique du Nord construit au 21e siècle. Vous êtes témoin d'un événement?

Mull Covered Bridge ribbon cutting
Sandusky Register, June 16, 2016

A 165-year-old covered bridge in Ballville Township got a facelift last year when an extensive renovation was completed. The Sandusky County ...

County celebrates opening of Mull Covered Bridge
Fremont News Messenger, June 16, 2016

BALLVILLE TOWNSHIP, OHIO - County officials unveiled the newly renovated Mull Covered Bridge Wednesday, as officials celebrated a grand opening ...

A historic covered-bridge in New Hampshire has been struck by a vehicle for the second time this ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter, June 14, 2016

Cornish police say the Dingleton Hill Covered Bridge was hit Monday morning. The driver hasn't come forward. The bridge had been damaged by a ...

Dinner on the Bridge raises funds, awareness about Bennett's Mill span
The Independent, June 12, 2016

SOUTH SHORE — The Bennett's Mill Covered Bridge Historical Society had its annual Dinner on the Bridge Saturday to promote awareness and ...

Bogert's Covered Bridge turns 175
Allentown Morning Call, June 12, 2016

The Allentown Band entertained the crowd at Sunday's Bogert's Covered Bridge 175th annniversary celebration in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Locals celebrate, raise funds for historic Allentown Pennsylvania bridge
WFMZ Allentown, June 12, 2016

The bridge is the city's only remaining covered bridge. During the past 175 years it has provided a key crossing point over the Little Lehigh River.

Le troisième pont couvert inauguré
Info 07, June 11, 2016

BÉNÉVOLAT. Le troisième pont couvert passant par-dessus la rivière Blanche dans le district du même nom a officiellement été inauguré vendredi ...

Gallon House Bridge photo contest
Statesman Journal, June  9, 2016

Marion County Oregon Public Works announced its “Gallon House Bridge Photo Contest,” in which it seeks photos of the covered bridge taken no earlier than ...

Join celebration of Allentown's covered Bogerts Bridge
Allentown Morning Call, June 8, 2016

At 175 years old, Bogerts Bridge in Allentown, PA, is one of the oldest covered bridges in the country. Allentown wants everyone to know about the historic ...

Historic bridge damaged by bus reopens in Cornish
WMUR Manchester, June 2, 2016

Cornish, NH, Selectmen Chair John Hammond told the Eagle Times the Dingleton Hill Covered Bridge was reopened in April after the repairs were made.

In 1857, Lynchburg's spirits high
Hillsboro Times Gazette, May 26, 2016

In 1870, the covered bridge was erected, which spanned the East Fork of the Little Miami River [Ohio], by John C. Gregg, a well-known bridge builder in ...

The Roddy Road covered bridge reopened after box truck crash
WHAG, May 26, 2016

On May 18th, the covered bridge on Roddy Road [Maryland], suffered damage as the roof of a large box truck collided with the ceiling of the covered bridge.

Multiple paving and bridge work coming to the region: DOH
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration), May 22, 2016

“The Philippi Covered Bridge [West Virginia] work is 80 percent complete. It will be open to pedestrian traffic for the Blue and Gray Reunion in early June.

Codorus Creek Bridge was known as Shiverin Liz
York Daily Record/Sunday News (blog), May 21, 2016

Like almost all bridges over the Codorus Creek, the Loucks' Mill Covered Bridge [Pennsylvania] at this location was swept away. York County Commissioners ...

Board of Commissioners Makes Quick Work of Approving Transportation Projects
KAJO, May 19, 2016

Commissioner Keith Heck shared an e-mailed photo of an oversized vehicle crossing the Sunny Valley Covered Bridge in Oregon. Both Heck and Hare called ...

Roddy Road bridge near Thurmont closed after box truck damages roof, beams
Frederick News Post (subscription), May 19, 2016

Members of the Guardian Hose Fire Company use saws to cut apart a box truck that damaged the roof and beams on Roddy Road covered bridge ...

Bridge repair project to begin this year
Sharonherald, May 13, 2016

The Kidds Mill Covered Bridge in Pymatuning Township, PA, “was built, as far as I could determine, to service the Kidds Mill grain business, (which) was ...

King's Mill Bridge now open to traffic
Marion Star, May 11, 2016

The wooden-covered bridge spans the Olentangy River at the junction of Whetstone River Road and St. James Road in Richland Township. It can be ...

Preservation Alliance honors historic preservation work
WRAL.com, May 11, 2016

The town of Stark, NH, rehabilitated its deteriorated covered bridge, one of the most photographed and painted spots in the state and only one of 20 such ...

Ballard Road Covered Bridge to be rehabbed
Fairborn Daily Herald, May 4, 2016

NEW JASPER TOWNSHIP — The last project in a series of historic covered bridge restoration efforts in Greene County is set to be completed by the ...

Public meeting set for covered bridge rehab project
Sharonherald, May 4, 2016

PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania – A public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. May 12 in the Pymatuning Township Municipal Building, 256 Edgewood Drive, ...

Fair's covered bridge being dismantled for move
Lancaster Eagle Gazette, May 2, 2016

LANCASTER, Ohio - The covered bridge that collapsed in an April windstorm won't greet fairgoers this upcoming fair season as it has for the past 44 years.

Officials considering closure of Bowers Covered Bridge
Washington Times, April 29, 2016

BROWNSVILLE, Vt. (AP) - The West Windsor Selectboard is considering closing the single-lane Bowers Covered Bridge, which has suffered structural ...

Baltimore, Harford counties [Maryland] celebrate completion of Jericho Covered Bridge restoration
Baltimore Sun, April 25, 2016

Many horse-drawn carriages have crossed the Little Gunpowder Falls via the Jericho Covered Bridge during its more than 150-year history. Another ...

County seeks bidders for Dellville bridge rehab
PennLive.com, April 9, 2016

BUILDING BRIDGES -- The Perry County [Pennsylvania] commissioners will open bids in May to rebuild the Dellville Covered Bridge, which was destroyed in 2014 ...

Roofs being replaced on two covered bridges
Indiana Gazette, April 9, 2016

The Harmon Covered Bridge and Trusal Covered Bridge are town lattice bridges in Washington Township [Pennsylvania]. The bridges, spanning the South Branch of ...

Downsville Covered Bridge closed by DPW
Oneonta Daily Star, March 25, 2016

Denielle Ziemba | The Daily Star - The Downsville Covered Bridge [New York] is shown barricaded Friday on the River Road side to prevent vehicle traffic on the ...

County orders Downsville covered bridge closed to traffic
Watershed post, March 24, 2016

The historic Downsville Covered Bridge [New York], built in 1854, has been closed to motor vehicle traffic.

Covered bridge trail could bring tourists, dollars to area
Ledger Independent, March 21, 2016

Kentucky bridges in the BTADD include Walcott Covered Bridge in Bracken County, Dover and Valley Pike covered bridges in Mason County, Goddard, Grange ...

Author William Caswell tells of once-numerous covered bridges in Kent [Connecticut] event
Torrington Register Citizen, March 21, 2016

He gave the example of the Bartonsville Covered Bridge, in Bellows Falls, Vermont, which was destroyed by Hurricane Irene in 2011 and which ...

Millmont covered bridge closing temporarily
Sunbury Daily Item, March 18, 2016

MILLMONT, PA - The Union County Board of Commissioners announced today the temporary closure of the historic Millmont Red Covered Bridge in ...

Lancaster County's oldest covered bridge closed indefinitely for 'major rehabilitation project'
LancasterOnline, March 17, 2016

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania's oldest covered bridge [Bitzer's Mill] will remain closed indefinitely after it was deemed unsafe to carry traffic. A Pennsylvania Department of ...

Stark Covered Bridge rehabilitation cited in national engineering competition
Berlindailysun, March 3, 2016

STARK — HEB Engineers, Inc., of North Conway, has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American ...

Vt. superintendent: Bus driver was unaware of covered bridge damage
The Union Leader, March 3, 2016

CORNISH — The superintendent of the Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union (RNSU) in Brandon, Vermont said the union has taken "responsibility" ...

Covered bridge in Perry County [Pennsylvania] closed for repairs
PennLive.com, February 29, 2016

The closure of the bridge on Covered Bridge Road (State Route 4001) is needed because of damage to the the header beam and braces of the ...

Rebuild of Dellville [Pennsylvania] covered bridge, burned by arsonist, could begin this summer
PennLive.com, February 29, 2016

Rebuild of Dellville covered bridge, burned by arsonist, could begin this summer ... The circa-1889 covered bridge could be rebuilt this summer.

Historic covered bridge ready for a face-lift
Morning Journal News, February 28, 2016

LISBON - Restoration of the historic McClellan Covered Bridge in Center Township [Ohio] is expected to get under way this spring and be completed before ...

School bus driver could be charged in Cornish covered bridge damage
The Union Leader, February 26, 2016

CORNISH — The over-height vehicle that damaged the historic Dingleton Hill Covered Bridge was a school bus carrying a girls' high school ...

New bridge planned by North Pole Covered Bridge
Ledger Independent, February 25, 2016

The bridge will allow the by-pass of North Pole Covered Bridge, Ohio ... The new bridge will be parallel to the covered bridge, on its west side, with ...

Sycamore Creek span closed; repairs planned
ThisWeekNews, February 24, 2016

The Zeller-Smith Covered Bridge in Pickerington's Sycamore Creek Park [Ohio] stands as an iconic reminder of this area's rural past. But the bridge, built in ...

Foraker Bridge repair estimate at $213000
Martins Ferry Times Leader, February  23, 2016

WOODSFIELD - A grant application for a $213,000 project to repair the aging Foraker Covered Bridge [Ohio] was submitted to the Monroe County Board of ...

New home for old bridge in sight?
Seymour Tribune, February 19, 2016

Part of a covered bridge that once spanned the East Fork White River in Jackson County [Indiana] might be visible to the public in the near future. Warren Martin ...

The Union of Grass Valley, February 12, 2016

... thorough briefing on the status of the Bridgeport Covered Bridge renovation project from California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) staff.

Adams County bridge closed for repairs
The Evening Sun, January 27, 2016

PennDOT closed a covered bridge in Adams County this week after an inspection revealed damage. The Jack Mountain Bridge, which carries Jacks ...

Work Continues on Philippi Bridge
WBOY-TV, January 27, 2016

Despite the cold, snowy conditions, work continued today on improvements to the Philippi Covered Bridge. Crews were working to clear snow from the ...

George Boardman: High cost in delay of repairing the Bridgeport Covered Bridge
The Union of Grass Valley, January 25, 2016

We learned earlier this month that the cost to repair our beloved Bridgeport Covered Bridge has tripled to $3.9 million and that the work is likely to ...

Society offers to paint covered bridge
Sunbury Daily Item, January 19, 2016

DANVILLE — A covered bridge society plans this summer to paint a bridge jointly owned by Montour and Northumberland counties. Bob Kuether, of ...

Greene County road and bridge program approved
Xenia Gazette, January 15, 2016

Work scheduled also includes the third of three covered bridge restoration efforts in Greene County Ohio in the Ballard Road Covered Bridge project.

Bridgeport Covered Bridge Repair On-track Despite Cost Increases
YubaNet, January 12, 2016

PENN VALLEY, CA, Jan. 12, 2016 - County officials and members of the Save Our Bridge Campaign Committee received a thorough briefing on the ...

Félix-Gabriel-Marchand covered bridge to be fixed, Quebec says
CBC.ca, January 11, 2016

The Quebec government has announced its plans to fix the Félix-Gabriel-Marchand covered bridge in Pontiac, northwest of Ottawa. The bridge spans ...

PennDOT: Bridge repairs will take longer
Daily Local News, December 29, 2015

The Knox covered bridge, a few days after it was struck in an accident. ... TREDYFFRIN >> Repairs to the Knox covered bridge will take longer than ...

Police investigate covered bridge fire
Guelph Mercury, December 28, 2015

GUELPH, Ontario — A Saturday morning fire on the covered bridge over the Eramosa River is under investigation by Guelph Police as an act of vandalism.

Historic Clarkson Covered Bridge closed due to flood damage
Cullman Times Online, December 26, 2015

The 100-year-old Clarkson (Alabama) Covered Bridge was spared flood damage, however the same can not be said for the wooden walkways around the park.

County road crew building structural supports for Shimanek Covered Bridge [Oregon]
Corvallis Gazette Times, December 18, 2015

Mark Thayer and Jack Adams of the Linn County Road Department bridge crew fabricate brackets to be use on Shimanek Covered Bridge east of ...

Repairs begin on historic covered bridge
Chadds Ford Live, December 17, 2015

More than four years after a tractor-trailer disabled the historic Speakman Covered Bridge in West Marlborough and East Fallowfield townships [Pennsylvania], ...

Historic Humboldt County [California] bridge to undergo repairs
KRCRTV.COM, December 16, 2015

The Board of Supervisors met today to approve an amended scope of work for the Brookwood Covered Bridge, which runs across Jacoby Creek in ...

Belmont's recycled bridge - Dover's covered bridge now spans the Tioga behind Belmont Mill
The Laconia Daily Sun, December 8, 2015

BELMONT, NH — After three years of planning, measuring, driving nails and engineering, a 50-foot piece of a former pedestrian bridge that crossed the ...

McConnell's Mill covered bridge to be washed
New Castle News,  November 15, 2015

Washing of the McConnell's Mill Covered Bridge in Slippery Rock Township, Pennsylvania, will begin Tuesday, weather permitting. The work will be done between 8 ...

Réduction des charges sur le pont de l'Orignal
L'Écho Abitibien, December 5, 2015 [in French]

Transports Québec annonce une modification aux restrictions des charges permises sur le pont couvert de l'Orignal, qui permet à la route 395 ...

Johnson Creek Covered Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic
Ledger Independent, December 3, 2015

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will install steel bollards at the Johnson Creek Covered Bridge on Dec. 11 to restrict vehicular traffic on the ...

Officials to dedicate historic Stevenson Road Covered Bridge
Xenia Gazette, December 2, 2015

XENIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The public is invited to join local officials as they dedicate the historic Stevenson Road Covered Bridge Friday morning.

Bull's Bridge in Kent, Connecticut, closed for roof replacement
Danbury News Times, December 1, 2015

The covered bridge provides access to the Appalachian Trail, but is also an attraction in its own right. Public use of the area is heavy, and littering ...

Inferior wood delays restoration of Indiana covered bridge
Washington Times, November 26, 2015

Work has been stalled for about two months at the Shieldstown Covered Bridge in rural Jackson County because much of the wood that was to be ...

No plans yet for rebuilding historic Bob White Covered Bridge in Patrick Co.
WDBJ7, November 26, 2015

Heavy rains and flooding in September washed away the historic Bob White covered bridge in Patrick County, Virginia, here is a look at the bridge now.

Covered bridge repair could be as high as $317 thousand
Mason City Globe Gazette, November 23, 2015

The covered bridge crossing a creek which runs into Shell Rock River in Wilkinson Pioneer Park [Iowa] was closed Sept. 17 by the Cerro Gordo County ...

Repair eyed for historic bridge
Martins Ferry Times Leader, November 19, 2015

WOODSFIELD, Ohio - The Knowlton Covered Bridge is in need of extensive repair, and Monroe County commissioners this week approved a feasibility ...

Le pont de la Chapelle [Switzerland] victime de griffonnages
Tribune de Genève, November 13, 2015 [in French]

Il s'agit du plus ancien pont couvert d'Europe. Ouvert 24 heures sur 24 aux passants, des milliers de personnes le traversent chaque année. (ats/nxp).

Shimanek Covered Bridge closed temporarily for structural repairs
Albany Democrat Herald, November 12, 2015

SCIO, Oregon — Shimanek covered bridge that spans Thomas Creek is expected to be closed for up to three weeks due to structural repairs, according to Linn ...

5 Things You Should Know About Successful Bridge Architect, Engineer Horace King
Atlanta Black Star, November 5, 2015

In a recent article about one of King's bridges, “The Red Oak Creek Covered Bridge,” Atlanta Magazine stated that King and Godwin, learned a ...

Police investigate after fire set on Guelph's...
Guelph Mercury, November 3, 2015

GUELPH, Ontario — Police are looking for suspects after a fire was set on the iconic covered bridge. On Tuesday at around 5:50 a.m., Guelph Police were on ...

Historic Martin's Mill Covered Bridge Reopens in Southern Franklin County
Press Release Rocket, November 1, 2015

Total cost to renovate Martin's Mill Bridge [Pennsylvania] was $1.1 of which $700,000 was allocated from the Federal Highway Administration Covered Bridge ...

Historic Townshend bridge set for $2.2M fix
vtdigger.org, October 30, 2015

TOWNSHEND, VT – Since early 2012, the historic Scott Covered Bridge has been considered so dangerous that even pedestrians have been barred from ...

Jericho Covered Bridge rolls on home
Baltimore Sun, October 30, 2015

For months, the 150-year-old bridge has been sitting off its base over the Little Gunpowder Falls as it was painstakingly repaired by a team that ...

Rob Roy covered bridge discussed
Newsbug.info, October 29, 2015

Members of the Shawnee Township advisory board and Shawnee Township Trustee Elaine Trueblood presented their case to the commissioners ...

Covered bridge over Conestoga River damaged in hit-and-run crash
abc27, October 7, 2015

(WHTM) – The Bitzer's Mill Covered Bridge [Pennsylvania] over the Conestoga River was severely damaged Wednesday night when an apparent hit-and-run driver ...

Covered Bridge dinner is 'the best fund raiser'
The Wahkiakum County Eagle, October 7, 2015

Wahkiakum Friends of Extension held their annual fund raising dinner on the Grays River Covered Bridge [Washington] last Saturday. The event features gourmet ...

Rapps Dam Road Bridge opens for traffic in East Pikeland
The Mercury, October 7, 2015

After it was damaged in April 2014 by a tractor trailer, the Rapps Dam Road Covered Bridge in East Pikeland [Pennsylvania] reopened Thursday for traffic.

A new dining experience
Kokomo Herald (press release), October 7, 2015

If you have ever wanted to eat dinner on a covered bridge – or if you are simply looking for a unique dinning opportunity – the Kokomo [Indiana] Downtown ...

Up from the ashes: Plans proceed to rebuild Dellville Covered Bridge
PennLive.com, October 6, 2015

Up from the ashes: Plans proceed to rebuild Dellville Covered Bridge in Pennsylvania ... are moving ahead with plans to resurrect the historic Dellville Covered Bridge.

Covered bridge tour provides perfect autumn destinations
Daily American Online, October 6, 2015

Covered bridges have long been a favorite stop for tourists, and with the Somerset County Covered Bridge [Pennsylvania] — And More! — Tour, visiting these historic ...

Covered Bridge SocietyFall Tour draws a crowd
Greensburg Daily News, September 29, 2015

“Gotta respect the builder,” said James Barker Saturday night at the Indiana Covered Bridge Society Fall Tour and dinner meeting combined with the ...

Opperman wins preservation award
Community Common, September 23, 2015

Scioto County Engineer Craig Opperman was recently awarded a preservation award for this efforts in the restoration of the Otway Covered Bridge.

Philippi History: An Inside Look Of The Covered Bridge
WDTV, August 3, 2015

The Philippi Covered Bridge [West Virginia] is not only a main local landmark, it is a historical icon. The bridge was constructed in 1852 by Lemuel Chenoweth and ...

Future of Kentucky covered bridge access being questioned
Ledger Independent, August 1, 2015

Denham said two of the bridges in question are the Dover covered bridge in Mason County and the Johnson Creek covered bridge in Robertson ...

Le pont couvert de Neigette [Quebec] sera remplacé, mais conservé
Radio-Canada, July 28, 2015

Devenu désuet et non sécuritaire pour les véhicules et charges de plus de 5 tonnes, le pont couvert de Neigette, près de Saint-Anaclet-de-Lessard, ...

Des vandales s'en prennent une fois de plus au pont Brabant-Philippe, à Gatineau, Quebec
Radio-Canada, July 27, 2015

Après des années de démarches de la Municipalité et des centaines d'heures de travail bénévole, le pont couvert a été reconstruit à l'identique puis ...

Locksley Bridge to be stabilized
Daily Local News, July 23, 2015

The East Goshen Pennsylvania Township Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to make short-term repairs to the Locksley Covered Bridge to stabilize it for the ...

Worked Delayed On Restoring Shieldstown Covered Bridge - WBIW.com / Local
WBIW.com, July 23, 2015

(SEYMOUR, Indiana) - Work is off to a slow start on a $1 million preservation project for a 19th century wooden covered bridge in southern Indiana. The main ...

Historic Philippi Covered Bridge receiving extensive renovations; could be closed for about 1 year
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration), July 21, 2015

The Philippi Covered Bridge [West Virginia] and its adjacent sidewalk path are closed for renovations to the bridge. Officials anticipate construction to

Work delayed on restoring southern Indiana covered bridge - Hometownstations.com-WLIO- Lima ...
Your News Now, July 17, 2015

SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) - Work is off to a slow start on a $1 million preservation project for a 19th century wooden covered bridge in southern Indiana.

Seymour Tribune - Slow going for bridge repairs - The Tribune
The Tribune, July 16, 2015

Earlier this year, Duncan Robertson Inc. of Franklin received the contract to replace rotten and split timbers on the Shieldstown

Commissioners weigh bridge alternatives
PennLive.com, July 11, 2015

Uncovered - Officials are considering what to do about the historic Dellville Covered Bridge, destroyed by an arsonist on Nov. 3, 2014. (Kristie Smith ...

Traffic Advisory / Closure of Trout Creek #4 Covered bridge
Communications Nouveau-Brunswick (Communiqué de presse), July 7, 2015

WATERFORD (NB) – The Trout Creek No. 4 Covered Bridge, on the Urnery Road, will be closed to all traffic beginning Tuesday, July 14, for about six weeks...

Report: Covered Bridge Struck By Vehicle In Tredyffin
Patch.com, July 6, 2015

Police are seeking a driver who reportedly struck the Knox covered bridge in Valley Forge National Park Monday afternoon, according to 6abc.com. The bridge ...

At historic 150-year-old Jericho covered bridge, it's history in remaking
Baltimore Sun, June 29, 2015

"It's Baltimore County's only covered bridge, and it's one we'd make the extra effort to maintain," said Kevin J. Sabolcik, chief of engineering for the ...

Hit-and-run truck driver damages historic Fallasburg Covered Bridge
MLive.com, June 29, 2015

On June 12, 2015, a GoGetters Delivery box truck damaged the 144-year-old historic Fallasburg Covered Bridge

Driver who damaged bridge pleads guilty
Daily Local News, June 22, 2015

WEST CHESTER, PA >> The New Jersey man who drove a truck into the Rapps Dam Covered Bridge in East Pikeland agreed to pay the cost of repairing ...

Stark Covered Bridge reopens
WMUR Manchester, June 22, 2015

STARK, N.H. —On a scenic spot along the Upper Ammonoosuc River, on Route 110 between Milan and Groveton, is a Paddleford truss covered that ...

Annual event draws hundreds to Woolwine
Martinsville Bulletin, June 21, 2015

Visitors at the 11th Annual Virginia Covered Bridge Festival in Woolwine on Saturday were able to ride in mule-drawn wagons. The event attracted at ...

This week in W.Va. history
Huntington Herald Dispatch, June 21, 2015

His many bridges also included the earliest covered bridge at Beverly and the famous Philippi covered bridge. June 26, 1887: Sheriff Don Chafin was ...

Residents want to save Locksley Bridge
Daily Local News, June  16, 2015

Residents of Glenbrook Lane want to work with East Goshen Township, Pennsylvania to repair and keep the Locksley Covered Bridge on their street. Candice ...

The many crossings of O'Byrnes Ferry
Calaveras Enterprise, June 15, 2015

A 240-foot covered bridge was commissioned. Built in New York, it was shipped around the Horn in sections to be reassembled upon arrival. Having ...

W.Va. covered bridge to be closed for repairs, improvements
Beckley Register-Herald, June 15, 2015

PHILIPPI (AP) — An historic covered bridge in Philippi is being closed for repairs and improvements. The Division of Highways plans to close the ...

Monroe County to get 1st covered bridge in 4 decades
The Herald, June 14, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana — A southern Indiana county is preparing to get its first covered bridge in four decades thanks to a grant that will allow it to rebuild a ...

Le pont Brabant-Philippe de nouveau accessible
Radio-Canada, June 14, 2015

Gatineau, Quebec - C'était le tout premier pont couvert en Amérique du Nord construit au 21e siècle. Aujourd'hui, c'est l'un des trois ponts couverts de la rivière Blanche ...

Historians, engineer see long neglected bridges as boon for recreation industry in Clay County
Terre Haute Tribune Star, June 13, 2015

... a ferry operated at the Feeder Dam Bridge in Indiana from 1850 until 1878, when Muehler and Notter were commissioned to build a wooden covered bridge.

Monroe County To Re-Build Covered Bridge
WBIW.com, June 11, 2015

(BLOOMINGTON, Indiana) - Monroe County officials are using an award from the National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation Program received in 2008 to ...

Cleaning the bridge
The Independent, June 8, 2015

OLDTOWN, Kentucky - The Oldtown covered bridge is postcard-perfect from the outside, its 187-foot, weathered-wood span across the Little Sandy topped by a ...

Comstock Bridge Reopens Access To Horse Patrol
CTNow, June 5, 2015

The breeze stirs up the scent of the decades-old wood of the Connecticut covered bridge. Add a rider on horseback and the clop-clop of its hooves echoing in the ...

County hears of Hawbottom Road flooding
Frederick News Post (subscription), June 1, 2015

The county's covered bridge rehabilitation project is underway. Loys Station Bridge is complete and Roddy Road will close June 8 for repair.

Three covered bridges to be repaired
Philly.com, May 31, 2015

Rapps Dam Covered Bridge in Pennsylvania has been closed since last spring, when an oversized truck damaged it. The rehabilitation project includes installing new ...

PennDOT to Repair Three Covered Bridges
Patch.com, May 29, 2015

“I am especially pleased to see Speakman's Covered Bridge being restored as I have been working with community partners to preserve its historic ...

Guilford puts off repairs on covered bridge until next summer
WCAX, May 28, 2015

GUILFORD, Vt. (AP) - Renovations to a covered bridge in the Vermont town of Guilford have been postponed. The Green River Covered Bridge ...

Burning motorcycle left in Langley Covered Bridge, causing minor damage
MLive.com, May 18, 2015

St. Joseph County Michigan Sheriff's deputies and firefighters were dispatched to the Covered Bridge, north of Centreville, at about 6 p.m., according to a news ...

Historic covered bridge nearly ready to reopen
seattlepi.com, May 16, 2015

STARK, N.H. (AP) — Renovations are nearly complete on a New Hampshire covered bridge that's part of the National Register of Historic Places.

Car overturns inside covered bridge in Rapho; no one injured
LancasterOnline, May 16, 2015

Their car crashed and overturned inside a historic covered bridge in Rapho Township Pennsylvania early Saturday afternoon, but the man and the woman inside the ...

Guilford lands grant for covered bridge rehab
Brattleboro Reformer, May 15, 2015

GUILFORD, Vermont >> The good news is that Guilford has landed a much-needed state grant for rehabilitating the historic Green River Covered Bridge.

Midstate Mystery: The burning of the Dellville covered bridge
abc27, May 13, 2015

“Anger is what prevailed here that morning,” said Denny Hocker, president of the Perry County Historical Society. And it was obvious from the start that ...

Iron furnace, covered bridge recognized for preservation
WCAX, May 12, 2015

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A number of projects in the North Country, including the rehabilitation of the Franconia Iron Furnace and the Blair Covered Bridge ...

Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn's covered wooden bridge restoration nearly done
MLive.com, May 7, 2015

The Michigan covered bridge was installed in January 1980. New Hampshire craftsmen worked for nearly two years on the bridge, using structural framing ...

Expert to speak on Babb's Bridge repair
KeepMEcurrent.com, May 7, 2015

Arnold Graton, a covered-bridge rehabilitation and construction expert from New Hampshire, will speak concerning the rehabilitation of Babb's Bridge in Maine ...

Covered bridge tour set
Indiana Gazette, May 3, 2015

The tour bus will leave from the Blue Spruce Park Lodge, near Ernest, Pennsylvania and travel to the Kintersburg, Harmon, Trusal and Thomas covered bridges.

Historic covered bridge damaged by truck, closed for repairs
Washington Times, April 23, 2015

HOPKINTON, N.H. (AP) - A historic covered bridge is closed in Hopkinton, New Hampshire, after a truck damaged the rafters. Bob McCabe, assistant ...

Covered bridge in Hopkinton closed after rafters damaged by box trailer truck
Daily Journal, April 23, 2015

HOPKINTON, New Hampshire — A historic covered bridge is closed in Hopkinton, New Hampshire, after a truck damaged the rafters. Bob McCabe ...

DEDICATION: Chitwood Covered Bridge
Lincoln City News Guard, April 22, 2015

The project was conducted as a part of the National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation (NHCBP) Program under Title 23, United States Code.

Park district, partners fixing up covered bridge
Fremont News Messenger, April 22, 2015

BALLVILLE TOWNSHIP – The Mull Covered Bridge is getting a major makeover, and the Sandusky County Park District hopes work on the iconic ...

Up from the ashes: Whites Bridge Historical Society obtains funds to rebuild local landmark
Sentinel-Standard, April 16, 2015

The covered bridge, built in 1867 and one of the oldest in Michigan, was destroyed by fire, which started in the early morning hours of July 7, 2013.

Early 19th-century-style covered bridge being constructed in Norwich, Connecticut
theday.com, April 17, 2015

Don Walker, a timber framer with Arnold M. Graton Associates, Inc., stands on a stack of covered bridge trusses, as he and fellow crew members begin ...

Norwich resident building a legacy
Norwich Bulletin, April 16, 2015

Architect Arnold Graton is constructing a 60-foot-long by 18-foot-wide covered bridge - by hand - on Perry's Wawecus Hill Road property.

California Powder Works Bridge becomes National Historic Landmark
Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 15, 2015

The covered bridge was built in 1872 to span the San Lorenzo River in the West Coast's first black powder mill, now in the residential neighborhood of ...

Clermont's historic covered bridge to reopen April 15
Cincinnati.com, April 14, 2015

STONELICK TOWNSHIP – Fourteen months after the Stonelick-Williams Corner Covered Bridge [Ohio] collapsed during reconstruction, Clermont County's ...

See progress in Frankenmuth on Bavarian Inn's covered wooden bridge
MLive.com, March 26, 2015

FRANKENMUTH, Michigan -- Crews continue to work on the Bavarian Inn's iconic covered wooden covered bridge in Frankenmuth. Crews began working ...

Progress: State's last covered bridge is local treasure
Republican Eagle, March 26, 2015

Minnesota's last covered bridge, it is the centerpiece of a city park named in its honor. The bridge was built in 1869 along a stagecoach route that ...

Historic covered bridge restoration almost complete
The Clermont Sun, March 25, 2015

The historic covered bridge on Stonelick Williams Corner Road [Ohio] is nearly complete with just minor construction remaining to be done. The bridge ...

Martin's Mill Bridge gets uncovered for renovation
Echo Pilot, March 23, 2015

Work is underway at Martin's Mill Bridge in Vermont. The 1849 covered bridge is undergoing renovations with federal earmarks, grants and local money.

Historic covered bridge reopens to public after restoration project
Cullman Times Online, March 23, 2015

Members of the Marshall County Master Gardeners take photographs while visiting Cullman County, Alabama's historic Clarkson Covered Bridge Monday ...

Collision Temporarily Closes Concord Road Covered Bridge
Patch.com, March  15, 2015

Cobb County, Georgia police were called out to the Concord Road covered bridge after a box truck collided with the structure on Monday

Covered bridge in Frankenmuth getting overhaul
The Detroit News, March 14, 2015

Frankenmuth, Michigan – — A well-known covered bridge that spans the Cass River in Frankenmuth is getting an overhaul. The 239-foot-long, 230-ton wooden ...

$2.2M awarded to fund covered bridge reconstruction in Ohio
WTRF, March 13, 2015

ENGLEWOOD, Ohio (AP) - Construction of a replica of an Ohio historic covered bridge demolished in 1941 will move forward with $2.2 million in ...

Zumbrota to apply for grants to improve Covered Bridge Park and trails
Zumbrota News-Record, March 10, 2015

The grant would seek funds to improve the stretch of river bank along the north shore of the Zumbro River bordering the Covered Bridge Park.

Millions in transit funding approved
Dayton Daily News, March  9, 2015

Building a covered bridge in Englewood along a bikeway. The bridge would be constructed at a former historic National Road-covered bridge over the ...

Douglas County Covered Bridge Project starts Monday
KPIC News, March 4, 2015

In about three months crews will begin restoring the Cavitt Creek Covered Bridge in Glide, Oregon, followed by the Rochester Covered Bridge in Sutherlin.

Historic McKee Bridge is open again
Mail Tribune, March 3, 2015

This covered bridge is the fourth oldest in Oregon and at 45 feet above the water, is the highest. Its span is 120 feet from abutment to abutment, only 4 ...

Houck Bridge closed until repairs can be made
The Banner-Graphic, March 4, 2015

The Houck Covered Bridge, [Indiana] vandalized late last month, has been closed by order of the Putnam County Commissioners. The bridge was closed ...

News Briefs
Jackson County Times-Journal, March 1, 2015

The Johnson Road Covered Bridge [Ohio] on Township Road 291 (Johnson Road) in the southwest comer of Scioto Township IS NOW CLOSED.

Recently refurbished historic covered bridge hit by vandals
WSBT-TV, February 27, 2015

PUTNAMVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A historic Putnam County covered bridge [Indiana] refurbished just last year at a cost of $1.7 million has become the target of ...

Vandals Damage An Indiana Covered Bridge, Write 'Hail Satin' - The Inquisitr
Historic Indiana bridge targeted by vandals - Fox 59

Students put their stamp on Clermont covered bridge
Cincinnati.com, February 11, 2015

The plaques will hang at each end of Clermont County's [Ohio] only covered bridge on a public road, and the students who created them can include photos ...

Planning under way for repairs to historic Green River Covered Bridge
Commons, February 11, 2015

GUILFORD—The end of the road is still far away from inside the Green River Covered Bridge project. The 1830 bridge on Jacksonville Stage Road ...

A drive through the country on cold winter days
Hillsboro Times Gazette, February 10, 2015

The 142-year-old South Salem Covered Bridge [Ohio] on Lower Twin Road is ... A little further down the road, we found the South Salem Covered Bridge.

Hundreds attend pasta benefit for Harpersfield Covered Bridge Metropark
The Star Beacon, February 9, 2015

“I can't believe the turnout,” said Harpersfield Township Trustee [Ohio] and Friend of the Covered Bridge Metropark member Ed Demshar. “We've got some ...

First phase of bridge repair begins
Appeal-Democrat, February 8, 2015

The first phase of a construction project to repair and restore the 153-year-old wooden covered bridge at South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport ...

$1M repair project set for southern Indiana covered bridge
WTHR, January 11, 2015

State highway officials say work will begin this spring on a $1 million project to preserve a 19th century wooden covered bridge in southern Indiana.

INDOT Announces Plan to Refurbish Shieldstown Covered Bridge
NewsTalk 1010 WCSI, January 9, 2015

INDOT Announces Plan to Refurbish Shieldstown Covered Bridge. The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) met with Jackson County ...

Covered bridge project wraps up in Schuylkill County
Standard Speaker, January 7, 2015

The reconstructed Rock Covered Bridge along Newswanger Road, Rock, Pennsylvania, has re-opened to traffic.

Bridge restoration project moves forward
Xenia Gazette, December 29, 2014

Restoration on the Stevenson Road covered bridge (Greene County, Ohio)... The federal funds come as part of the National Historical Covered Bridge ...

The Review, December  26, 2014

Tri County 4 Wheelers Club will be hosting a free tour Jan. 18 of the covered bridges of Columbiana County, Ohio. The tour will begin at the Salem Plaza ...

Tanker driver fined $9250 for driving over covered bridge in Pennsylvania
Land Line Magazine, December 24, 2014

22, to summary counts of criminal mischief and a bridge weight violation after driving a 76,360-pound fuel tanker over the Wehr Mill Covered Bridge on ...

Work under way on covered bridge at Cambridge City Park
The Daily Jeffersonian, Ohio, December 23, 2014

Dave Patterson, Matt Rosko and Larry Oney, l to r, work on refurbishing the Armstrong covered bridge in Cambridge City Park Monday. The workers ...

Clermont covered bridge to reopen soon
Cincinnati.com, December 11, 2014

STONELICK TOWNSHIP – Nearly a year after it collapsed, Clermont County's only covered bridge on public property will soon reopen to pedestrian ...

Parts Of Bell Ford Covered Bridge Could Be Used On Future Walking Trail
WBIW.com,  December 8, 2014

(SEYMOUR) - The city of Seymour might have use for at least some of the remaining pieces of the Bell Ford covered bridge. Officials hope to be able ...

Greenfield covered bridge reopens after being damaged from hurri - CBS 3 Springfield - WSHM
WSHM-TV, November 13, 2014

After being closed to vehicles for nearly twelve years and sustaining severe damage from hurricane Irene, the Green River covered bridge in Greenfield, Massachusetts...

Pumping Station Bridge Reopens in Greenfield
abc40, November 13, 2014

It's been a three year process to bring it back to where it is, which is back to pristine condition and an authentic covered bridge.” This

Covered bridge to get renovations
Rutland Herald, November 13, 2014

It cost nearly $290,000 to make some repairs to 144-year-old Green River Covered Bridge in Guilford, Vermont which reopened last month. A decision had ...

Guilford seeks $550K covered bridge renovation
Brattleboro Reformer, November 12, 2014

Mike Faher Guilford's Green River Covered Bridge, shown after its reopening last month, will undergo a renovation to restore an 8 ton weight limit.

Surveillance cameras to be installed inside Covered Bridge
Zumbrota News-Record, November 12, 2014

ZUMBROTA, Minnesota – The Zumbrota City Council approved a bid to install surveillance cameras inside the Covered Bridge at its meeting on Thursday, ...

Residents in New Brunswick community await word on new bridge
CTV News, November 6, 2014

Frustration is mounting in the small community of Cherryvale, N.B. after its covered bridge was swept away in the spring. Residents who live on either ...

Garrett to head county Preble County Ohio Convention, Visitors Bureau
Register-Herald, November 5, 2014

There is currently a covered bridge brochure with a self-guided tour. The idea would be to mark the bridges with historical signs and designate specific ...

Firefighters called to fire at historic Dellville Covered Bridge in Perry County
The Patriot-News - PennLive.com, November 3, 2014

Firefighters were called early Monday morning to a fire at the Dellville Covered Bridge in Wheatfield Township, Perry County. The initial call for the fire ...

WATCH: Historic Stonelick Covered Bridge being rebuilt
WCPO, October 22, 2014

After the Stonelick Covered Bridge on Stonelick-Williams Corner Road in Ohio collapsed earlier .... WATCH: Historic Stonelick Covered Bridge being rebuilt.

Heritage plaque unveiling at historic West Montrose Covered Bridge
Exchange Morning Post (press release), October 22, 2014

1, 2014 the Township of Woolwich together with the Region of Waterloo will celebrate the West Montrose Covered Bridge with a plaque unveiling.

One of Blount County's historic covered bridges vandalized
Alabama's13.com, October 19, 2014

An Alabama landmark treasured by many has been defaced by vandals. The Easley Covered Bridge was built in 1927 and is located right outside ...

Historic Whites Bridge may be rebuilt with grant's help
Detroit Free Press, October 18, 2014

Ionia County, Michigan is close to landing a $275,000 grant for the covered bridge project through the Michigan Department of Transportation's local bridge fund.

Four NY sites receive historical markers
The Daily Freeman, October 17, 2014

It joins Esopus and Rosendale, and is thought to be the second-oldest covered bridge in the state. In addition, it is only one of the Burr Arch Truss ...

Rutland County covered bridge is new US Historic Landmark
The Eagle, October 16, 2014

Brown Bridge [Vermont] is also notable as the best surviving example of the work of Nichols M. Powers, a New England covered bridge builder who lived in ...

Metamora, Indiana landmark receives rare designation
Palladium-Item, October 15, 2014

... the Historic American Engineering Record as part of the Federal Highway Administration's National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation Program.".

144-year-old Guilford covered bridge reopens
WCAX, October 14, 2014

GUILFORD, Vt. (AP) - A 144-year-old covered bridge in the town of Guilford, Vermont, has reopened after several months of repairs. It cost nearly ...

144-year-old covered bridge reopens - Beaumont Enterprise

Guilford bridge reopens, but some decisions remain - Brattleboro Reformer

Bridge back in place

The Recorder, October 9, 2014
The Pumping Station Covered Bridge [Massachusetts] is lowered into place over the Green River in Greenfield on Thursday morning.


Covered bridge restoration projects on schedule

Newport News Times, October 9, 2014
LINCOLN COUNTY, OREGON — Restoration projects on two of Lincoln County's historic covered bridges remain on schedule as they receive a little more work ...

Stark Covered Bridge repairs underway, to be completed in Spring 2015
The Union Leader, September 29, 2014

The project, which has a total cost of $1.4 million, has received a $904,000 National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation Program grant, with the ...

Babb's bridge vandalized
KeepMEcurrent.com, September 12, 2014

Babb's Bridge, the covered bridge over the Presumpscot River that connects Windham and Gorham, has holes in the roof. Although the holes are fairly ...

Saville Covered Bridge closed for damage
Carlisle Sentinel,  September 12, 2014

ICKESBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - The Saville Covered Bridge in Perry County has been closed until further notice. Maintenance crews discovered damage ...

Stabilization work starts on Bridgeport bridge
Appeal-Democrat, September 11, 2014

Stabilization work on the Bridgeport Covered Bridge will go "way, way beyond" anything done so far to buttress the historic 152-year-old landmark ...

Cherryvale's 87-year-old covered bridge being disassembled
Globalnews.ca, September 10, 2014

CHERRYVALE, N.B. – Debris from the Cherryvale covered bridge is being be removed from the Canaan River this week, after flooding and ice broke ...

Work on failing Lyndonville covered bridge waiting for money
WCAX, September 9, 2014

LYNDONVILLE, Vt. (AP) - Work on a failing Vermont covered bridge that was in danger of falling into the Passumpsic River in Lyndonville has ...

Covered bridge in Thurmont reopens after repairs
MyFox Washington DC, September 10, 2014

Officials in Frederick County said Tuesday that the Loy's Station Covered Bridge located south of Route 77 on Old Frederick Road has been damaged ...

A Piece of History in Progress
CullmanSense, September 8, 2014

BETHEL/CULLMAN – Repairs to Cullman Alabama's historic Clarkson Covered Bridge are underway. This beautiful piece of the past will soon look as good as ...

Rockingham nixes plan for covered bridge kiosk
Brattleboro Reformer, September 5, 2014

ROCKINGHAM, VT -- The plan to build a kiosk made of pieces of the destroyed Bartonsville Covered Bridge has been abandoned due to various ...

Box truck damages renovated Campton [New Hampshire] bridgespan>

WMUR Manchester-August 29, 2014
Police said the Blair Bridge has a height limit of 8 feet and the box truck was too tall for it, Rix told officers he was driving and Route 175 and ...

Reconstruction starts on covered bridge
Cincinnati.com, August 28, 2014

STONELICK TOWNSHIP – Reconstruction of Clermont County's only covered bridge has begun six months after the historic 136-year-old structure ...

Study considers bypassing Guilford covered bridge
Brattleboro Reformer, August 28, 2014

GUILFORD, VT -- Engineers are looking at five possible routes to bypass the Green River Covered Bridge. But they also are examining ways to reinforce ...

Historic western Pa. covered bridges bring in tourists - and added expenses
The Republic, August 20, 2014

In the next few days, work is set to begin on one covered bridge at a $204,000 price tag, while another will likely call for about $325,000 in federal and ...

Restoration of historic Clarkson bridge progressing
Cullman Times Online, August 19, 2014

It is the only remaining covered bridge in Cullman County and is currently the second-longest existing covered bridge in Alabama. It was originally ...

Le pont Bolduc [Quebec] est préservé
Courrier Frontenac, August 13, 2014

Ce pont couvert demeurait le seul encore utilisé par les véhicules moteurs dans le sud de la Beauce, mais cette vocation de lien routier lui est ...

Longest covered bridge in NH set to reopen Thursday
WMUR Manchester, August 13, 2014

A major tourist attraction in the White Mountains and a registered Historic Landmark, the 1832 covered bridge has been closed to traffic since ...

Tractor-trailer causes damage to Lyndonville covered bridge
WCAX, August 13, 2014

LYNDONVILLE, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say a tractor-trailer exceeded the maximum height of a covered bridge and caused damage to the ...

Bridge restoration just about finished
Portsmouth Daily Times, August  9, 2014

Scioto County Engineer Craig Opperman said on Friday that the Otway Covered Bridge restoration project only has a few items left to be completed by ...

Guilford covered bridge project now longer and more costly
Bennington Banner, August 9, 2014

Guilford officials are studying the long-term future of the covered bridge, which is more than 140 years old and has structural issues. Just a few months ...

Ashland Covered Bridge damaged by truck
The News Journal, August 2, 2014

Historic Ashland Covered Bridge [Delaware] near Hockessin was damaged severely Friday afternoon in a hit-and-run crash involving a tall truck, state officials ...

Closed covered bridge causes some traffic woes
Foster's Daily Democrat, July 30, 2014

GUILFORD, Vt. (AP) — Officials in Guilford, Vermont, are dealing with fallout from a repair project to a covered bridge that's closed the structure for ...

Wehr Mill Covered Bridge closed after truck neglects detour in South Whitehall Township, police say
The Express-Times. July 27, 2014

Wehr Mill Covered Bridge [Pennsylvania] was closed after a truck, neglecting a detour and the weight limit, drove over it ...

Restoration work planned for Armstrong Covered Bridge, a Cambridge landmark
The Daily Jeffersonian, July 20, 2014

Restoration work is scheduled to begin in mid August on the Armstrong Covered Bridge, in Cambridge, Ohio, which has called the City Park home since the late 1960s.

Stayton's Jordan Bridge reopens
Statesman Journal, July 18, 2014

The iconic covered bridge was closed earlier this year after inspections determined that four of its five supporting timbers were "in critical condition" ...

Greenfield pumping station covered bridge repairs on track
The Recorder,  July 17, 2014

GREENFIELD — The town continues to do repairs to the 41-year-old wooden covered bridge that spans the Green River on Eunice Williams Drive in ...

Clarkson Covered Bridge Gets a Makeover: Historical Cullman Landmark Will be Closed for 100 ...
CullmanSense,  July 16, 2014

CULLMAN – Clarkson Covered Bridge has been a local treasure in the area for a century now. A symbol of times past and a favorite place for locals ...

Two covered bridges near Lowell [Oregon] to get new roofs
The Register-Guard, July 17, 2014

The bridge roofing project is funded by a grant from the National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation Program with matching funds from the Lane ...

Cedar shingles roof not required for Mill Race covered bridge
NewsTalk 1010 WCSI,  July 16, 2014

A new roof on the covered bridge in Mill Race Park [Indiana] will not have to be the expensive cedar shake shingles currently in place according to historic ...

Moore's Bridge dedication Saturday in Whitesburg
Newnan Times-Herald, July 11, 2014

The 480-foot long wooden covered bridge spanning the Chattahoochee River [Georgia] was burned by Union troops during the Civil War on July 14, 1864.

Covered bridge restoration nearly complete
Community Common, July 10, 2014

Scioto County [Ohio] Engineer Craig Opperman said the Otway Covered Bridge restoration project has reached a milestone and is nearly complete.

Bollards at historic bridge focus of complaints
Ledger Independent, July 10, 2014

CABIN CREEK, KY | Several area residents were on hand at the Cabin Creek Covered Bridge Thursday, to show their concern for safety barriers placed in ...

The covered bridge over the Embarras River [Illinois]
Down the Road Jim Grey, July 7, 2014

A wooden covered bridge was built here in 1832, but it washed out in 1865. A ferry carried travelers across the river until 1875, when this truss bridge ...

Detective has 'pretty good suspicions' in Whites Bridge arson case
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com, July 7, 2014

... of the Ionia County [Michigan] Sheriff's Department for the last year as he's chased down leads into the arson fire that destroyed Whites Covered Bridge.

AOT gives green light to Scott Covered Bridge repairs

Scott Covered Bridge [Vermont] is owned by the Division of Historic Preservation and maintained by AOT, which closed it to pedestrian traffic in February 2012 ...

State budget includes money to restore Bridgeport Covered Bridge
Sacramento Bee, June 27, 2014

Nevada County California's Bridgeport Covered Bridge – the longest surviving single-span covered bridge in the country – will be restored to survive at least ...

Bridge closed to traffic
The Bryan Times (subscription), June 27, 2014

The covered bridge on the Williams County Fairgrounds [Ohio] is closed to through traffic, but it will be open for the fair and other special events. Williams ...

Supper on the Bridge is Aug. 16
KPCnews.com, June 26, 2014

SPENCERVILLE, IN — The Spencerville Covered Bridge Association will host the 2014 Supper on the Bridge event Saturday, Aug. 16

Guilford considers Green River [Vermont] bypass bridge
Brattleboro Reformer, June 24, 2014

A covered-bridge rehabilitation project had been set for this year, but state officials at the last minute recommended a deck replacement and a ...

Dinner on the Bridge draws crowd from all over
Portsmouth Daily Times, June 23, 2014

SOUTH SHORE, Ky. — With lights and decorated table tops, the Bennetts Mill Covered Bridge on Rt. 7 in South Shore was transformed into a ...

County's share of Yachats Covered Bridge repairs escalates
Newport News Times, June 19, 2014

The Yachats Covered Bridge [Oregon], a 42-foot-long wooden structure located at the end of North Yachats River Road 805, will undergo a costly rehabilitation ...

Watercolor artist Conrad Young's paintings preserve local scenes
Concord Monitor, June 19, 2014

“A covered bridge burns down or whatever, and it's gone.” “Railroad Covered Bridge – Contoocook” [NH] includes the bridge that still exists, which happens ...

Rally at Levasseur covered bridge (in French)
Blogue sur les ponts couverts, June 17, 2014

About 75 people gathered at the Levasseur covered bridge in Authier-Nord, Quebec on Sunday June 14th to raise awareness of repairs needed for the structure which has been closed since August 2011. François Gendron, Member of Parliament for l’Abiti-Ouest, was presented with a petition to repair the bridge containing over 900 names (including most NSPCB officers).

Bolduc Covered Bridge Moved
June 12, 2014

The Bolduc covered bridge in Sainte-Clotilde, Quebec was removed from its abutments on June 12th to be replaced with a new concrete structure. The covered bridge will sit in a nearby field during construction and ultimately be replaced over the river at a new location near its replacement.

Covered bridge home at last
Daily Tribune News, June 5, 2014

After belonging to Bartow County Georgia for years, Commissioner Steve Taylor approved a quit claim deed Wednesday that transfered ownership of the ...

Traffic limited on historic bridge in Guilford, Vermont
Brattleboro Reformer, June 4, 2014

GUILFORD -- Town officials on Tuesday cut the weight limit for Green River Covered Bridge in half, warning that only passenger cars and light trucks ...

Driver faces felony charges for damaging Chesco covered bridge
Philly.com, June 3, 2104

The truck driver who hit a Chester County Pennsylvania covered bridge in April is facing felony charges because the police said he not only struck the bridge but ...

Capital City Museum receives a model of Switzer Covered Bridge
State-Journal.com, June 3, 2014

The City of Frankfort Kentucky's Capital City Museum has received a handcrafted scale model of a beloved, local historical landmark — the Switzer Covered ...

Cherryvale Bridge [New Brunswick], swept away in flood, still not replaced
CBC.ca, May 28, 2014

The gap on Cherryvale Road that was once connected by a covered bridge has nearby residents wondering when a replacement will be built. The old bridge was swept away during spring flooding.

Perry County (Pennsylvania) Historical Society reminds commission of bridge pledge
Penn Live, May 23, 2014

BRIDGE TO THE PAST -- This old photo of 125-year-old Waggoner's Mill Covered Bridge shows the original white color. The bridge was painted red ...

Traffic Advisory / Hardscrabble Covered Bridge – St. Martins
Communications Nouveau-Brunswick (Communiqué de presse)

ST. MARTINS (GNB) – The Hardscrabble Covered Bridge, located on Vaughn Creek Road in the Village of St. Martins, will be closed to traffic for about eight weeks beginning May 27.

Truck driver who damaged Rapps Dam Covered Bridge charged
The Mercury, May 22, 2014

Officials inspect the Rapps Dam Bridge in East Pikeland Township, Pennsylvania, after the operator of a tractor-trailer drove his truck through the covered bridge ...

Stayton's Jordan Bridge [Oregon] to close to all traffic
Statesman Journal, May 21, 2014

The city noted earlier this month that the covered bridge is in need of repairs to four of its five support beams. At that time the bridge was closed to all ...

Historic Clarkson Covered Bridge [Alabama] park upgraded
Cullman Times Online, May 19, 2014

Cullman County's historic Clarkson Covered Bridge is turning 100 this year and is getting spruced up with the goal of attracting more tourists and local ...

Richard P. Eastman Covered Bridge [Ohio] opens
Yellow Springs News, May 11, 2014

About 200 people gathered Friday morning, May 9, for the opening and dedication of the new Richard P. Eastman Hyde Road covered bridge.

West Quebec mayors fight to keep heritage bridge open
CBC.ca, May 8, 2014

The red covered bridge is a landmark over the Coulonge River since 1898, linking Fort-Coulonge and Mansfield-et-Pontefract. It held the title of ...

Cabin Creek Covered Bridge opened
Ledger Independent, May 6, 2014

CABIN CREEK, Kentucky | A ceremony celebrating the opening of the Cabin Creek Covered Bridge was held on site of the bridge Monday. Several officials were ...

Work underway to restore Greenfield covered bridge | WWLP
wwlp.com, May 2, 2014

Repair and restoration work has started on a covered bridge in Greenfield Massachusetts that was knocked off its abutments by the remnants of Hurricane Ir…

Covered bridge restoration begins
The Recorder, May 1, 2014

The covered bridge at the Pumping Station over the Green River in Greenfield, Massachusetts will be lifted off its damaged abutments, and set on land nearby during ...

Stonelick covered bridge less historic after collapse
Cincinnati.com, May 1, 2014

At least 63 truss members of the bridge need to be replaced. The Howe Truss, a design patented by Massachusetts millwright William Howe in 1840, ...

Cabin Creek Celebration to take place on Monday
Ledger Independent, May 1, 2014

VANCEBURG | A celebration to commemorate the opening of the Cabin Creek Covered Bridge will be held Monday. The celebration will begin at 2 ...

McKee Bridge [Oregon] repair will cost more than expected
Mail Tribune, April 29, 2014

The county was awarded a $491,000 federal Department of Transportation Covered Bridge Preservation Grant in 2012. The society landed a $20,000 ...

Town ponders historic school's future
Barre Montpelier Times Argus, April 23, 2014

But members of the Springfield [Vermont] Select Board have some reservations about the gift, which comes with a covered bridge and a small bathroom for ...

Upper Yachats River Covered Bridge dispute – may be going to court » News Lincoln County, Oregon
News Lincoln County, April 12, 2014

Though a picturesque covered bridge may symbolize simplicity in design as well as singularity in function, the Upper Yachats River Bridge has fallen ...

Dispute over Stonelick covered bridge collapse
Cincinnati.com, April 9, 2014

Construction company working on bridge project dispute conclusions drawn from engineer's letter. Clermont County, Ohio, engineer says bridge will still ...

Commissioners award contract for Rock bridge rehabilitation project
Corrections.com, March 28, 2014

113, also known as the Rock Covered Bridge [Pennsylvania], is on Newswanger Road and runs over Little Swatara Creek in Washington Township. Built in 1870, it is ...

War in Knights Ferry 
The Signal, March 28, 2014

Last weekend was the first battle reenactment of the year for the American Civil War Association (ACWA) at the Covered Bridge in Knights Ferry, California.

Covered bridge roadway in dispute -- At stake: a federal grant to rehab the historic bridge
Newport News Times, March 22, 2014

YACHATS —Lincoln County, Oregon, faces opposition from a landowner in its attempt to “legalize” a small portion of North Yachats River Road for the purpose ...

State funding for Bridgeport Bridge passes first budget hurdle
The Union of Grass Valley, March 25, 2014

“The Bridgeport Covered Bridge [California] is a pivotal part of our history and has been closed for too long.” “It needs to be restored and reopened for the public ...

Ribbon cutting Thursday for Pinetown Covered Bridge
Lancaster Newspapers, March 18, 2014

The newly rebuilt Pinetown [Pennsylvania] Covered Bridge over the Conestoga River is pictured here on Saturday, March 15, from the Manheim Township side, ...

New Bartonsville Covered Bridge wins engineering merit award
Rutland Herald, March 5, 2014

BARTONSVILLE, VT — The 2013 Bartonsville Covered Bridge has been ... The new bridge is the longest covered bridge of its kind, a Town lattice truss ...

Cabin Creek Covered Bridge clears inspection
Ledger Independent, March 5, 2014

"We've enjoyed our time in Kentucky and being given the opportunity to restore the Cabin Creek Covered Bridge," Graton said. "I hope we can come ...

Help save the Bridgeport covered bridge
The Union of Grass Valley, March 5, 2014

Wagon rides across the Bridgeport [California] covered bridge were part of the fun during a grand-opening event for the historic barn at the South Yuba River ...

History program spotlights river floodplain restoration
Sequim Gazette, February 21, 2014

The covered bridge spanning the Dungeness River [Washington state], circa 1910s, with the Dungeness Schoolhouse and now-deconstructed Baker House visible at far ...

About the bridges of Madison County 
DesMoinesRegister.com, February 18, 2014

Here’s an at-a-glance look at the six surviving Madison County Iowa bridges.

Josif Bicja is 2014 Young Engineer of the Year
Seacoastonline.com, February 16, 2014

NSPCB member Josif Bicja has been selected as New Hampshire's 2014 Young Engineer of the Year.

Historic covered bridge collapses 
WKRC TV Cincinnati, February 11, 2014

STONELICK TOWNSHIP, Ohio (Angenette Levy) -- Clermont County's historic covered bridge collapsed Tuesday afternoon while four workers were ...

Otway Covered Bridge rehabilitation begins
Portsmouth Daily Times, February 11, 2014

Scioto County Ohio Engineer Craig Opperman said Tuesday that the Righter Company has begun mobilizing equipment to the Otway Covered Bridge in ...

Residents to buy bridge remnants
Rutland Herald, February 8, 2014

ROCKINGHAM, Vermont— Residents have made a dealt with officials to buy remnants of an old covered bridge destroyed by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.

Covered bridge restoration to be completed this month
Ledger Independent, February 6, 2014

"We've enjoyed our time in Kentucky and being given the opportunity to restore the Cabin Creek Covered bridge," Graton said. "I hope we can come ...

Tide News: Covered Bridge re-opens Friday. 
Tide News, January 30, 2014

The Maxwell Crossing Covered Bridge in Charlotte County, New Brunswick will re-open to traffic tomorrow. The historic structure underwent extensive repairs after ...

Nevada County's Bridgeport covered bridge awaits repairs Sacramento Bee, January 19, 2014

Three years ago, California state parks workers in Nevada County made an alarming discovery. The wooden arches of the 152-year-old Bridgeport ...

Cabin Creek Covered Bridge restoration nearing completion
Ledger Independent, January 18, 2014

Restoration of the Cabin Creek Covered Bridge in Lewis County [Kentucky] is nearing completion. Arnold Graton, owner of Arnold Graton ...

Pinetown covered bridge to reopen this week 
Lancaster Newspapers
, January 14, 2014

Pinetown covered bridge [Pennsylvania] to reopen this week. Intelligencer Journal Lancaster New Era. Updated Jan 13, 2014 18:11. Manheim Township ...

Bridge projects slated for 2014 
Republican & Herald
, January 3, 2014

The largest project to start in 2014 is the restoration of Schuylkill County bridge No. 113 [Pennsylvania], also known as the Rock Covered Bridge. The Burr Arch Truss-style ...

Passumpsic River threatens mobile homes, covered bridge 
, December 22, 2013

The river is also threatening the 140-year-old Sanborn covered bridge in Lyndonville, Vermont. The bridge is not being used, but efforts were underway this ...

Nevada County supervisors' agenda: Brigeport bridge to reopen? 
The Union of Grass Valley, December 11, 2013

The Bridgeport [California] covered bridge is closed to the public, because it needs to be repaired.

A Christmas first in Cooperstown while celebrating the annual ... 
, December 7, 2013

... of Glimmerglass State Park [New York] kicked off their fifth annual Festival of Trees celebration, Friday night, along with the Historic Hyde Hall Covered Bridge lighting.

Harpersfield Covered Bridge festivities set with annual lighting of ... 
The Star Beacon, December 1, 2013

It just wouldn't be Christmas without the history and the holiday feeling the Harpersfield Covered Bridge [Ohio] brings to the ...

Longest covered bridge in Asia is destroyed after massive fire tore ... 
Daily Mail, November 29, 2013

The Feng Yu Covered Bridge, in Chongqing, China, is known throughout the Far East for its traditional beauty topped by a pagoda-style roof that stretched 303 ...

Fallasburg Park to expand 20 acres with nearly $200000 in grant ... 
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com, November 22, 2013

Fallasburg Park, home to the last covered bridge in West Michigan open to vehicular traffic, will expand by 20 acres thanks to nearly $200,000 in ...

County receives estimates for Otway bridge repair 
Portsmouth Daily Times, November 22, 2013

The Scioto County Commissioners [Ohio] on Thursday received bids for a renovation project on the Otway Covered Bridge. Officials said the bids received were within ...

Watch the storm-damaged Pinetown Covered Bridge being rebuilt 
Lancaster Newspapers, November 20, 2013

The Pinetown Bushong's Mill Covered Bridge [Pennsylvania] is a Burr Arch Truss bridge, officially known as the Big Conestoga No. 6 Bridge. It carries Bridge Road across the ...

Conway to celebrate reopening of covered bridge Sunday afternoon 
The Recorder
, November 13, 2013

The Burkeville Covered Bridge in Conway, Massachusetts will be the site of a celebration of reopening the bridge to vehicular traffic at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 17th.

Historic covered bridge to be restored after being damaged by car 
CTV News
, November 7, 2013

A small New Brunswick community received some welcome news on Wednesday; their historic covered bridge will be restored after it was heavily damaged ...

Engineer says covered bridge repairs nearing completion 
Marysville Journal Tribune
, November 5, 2013

Engineer says covered bridge repairs nearing completion. The Buck Run Bridge over the Big Darby Creek [Ohio]...

Historic Stark Covered Bridge will be renovated 
, November 5, 2013

STARK – The historic Stark covered bridge [New Hampshire] will be completely rehabilitated with the ... a $904,000 National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation Program grant, ...

Truck strikes Concord Covered Bridge 
, October 29, 2013

A panel truck got stuck in the Concord Covered Bridge [Georgia] along Concord Road ... runs between Mableton and Smyrna through the Covered Bridge Historic District.

Remnants of 1800s bridge offer window to past 
The Tennessean
, October 28, 2013

From left, Joseph Cummins, Pat Cummins and David Lundy sing and play the sacred drum during a ceremony honoring part of the original covered bridge that ...

New "old' bridge reopens 
Xenia Gazette [Ohio]
, October 24, 2013

The new structure is built in the same design as the original covered bridge that was constructed in 1860, using a Howe Truss. This style of bridge is considered ...

Conway board votes to open historic bridge 
The Recorder
, October 23, 2013

CONWAY — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted on Monday to open the Burkeville Covered Bridge [Massachusetts] for the first time in 28 years to two-way vehicle traffic ...

Covered bridge loses support from Hamilton council 
Keokuk Gate City Daily
, October 23, 2013

HAMILTON, Ill. – Hopes that a replica of Hamilton's historic covered bridge or a walking bridge with railings would cross the slough near U.S. Highway 136 in ...

Historic Bridge Damaged in Frederick County 
Fox Baltimore
, October 22, 2013

The Frederick County's Sheriff's office says crews repaired the Loy's Station Covered Bridge on Old Frederick Road in Thurmont [Maryland] on October 8 after maintenance ...

Bartram Bridge primed for upcoming makeover 
Delco News Network, October 21, 2013

The Bartram Covered Bridge, at Boot and Goshen Rd., Newtown Square, [Pennsylvania] was built at the time of President Abraham Lincoln, and is listed on the U.S. ...

Covered bridge to open Tuesday 
Sturgis Journal
, October 21, 2013

Covered bridge to open Tuesday ... regarding how long it would take to complete the latest round of work on the Langley Covered Bridge [Michigan] were off by one day.

Crossing Over
The Banner-Graphic, Oct. 18, 2013

Surrounded by equipment and supports for the new bridge set to bypass the old crossing, Houck Covered Bridge [Putnam County, Indiana] still stands above Big Walnut Creek. With the ...

Le pont couvert en restauration [in French]
Journal de Montreal, Oct. 17, 2013

SAGUENAY, Québec - La restauration du pont couvert Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, classé patrimoine historique par le ministère de la Culture et des Communications, est ...

Early County Comissioners Work to Preserve Historic Landmark 
WTVY, Dothan, October 10, 2013

The Coheelee Creek Bridge in Early County is the southernmost covered bridge in the country. At 96 feet long, the bridge was built in 1891 then restored later in ...

County officials, ODOT to discuss renovation plans 
The Newark Advocate
, October 9, 2013

The 162-year-old Mull Covered Bridge was originally constructed in 1851 by the Henry Mull family to allow access to the family's mill. In 1975, the bridge was ...

Covered bridge work begins 
WLKM Radio
, October 9, 2013

Crews from the St. Joseph County Road Commission this week started work on a $100,000 upgrade of the Langley Covered Bridge. The task, slated to take two ...

Local bridge restoration finished, ceremony set 
Xenia Gazette
, October 9, 2013

The new structure is a Howe Truss, which is the same design as the original covered bridge that was built in 1860. The project was designed by Smolen ...

Mill Race Park covered bridge to get new roof 
The Republic
, October 8, 2013

Bartholomew County Commissioners approved a $36,755 bid to replace the roof on the covered bridge in Mill Race Park in Columbus. CJ Construction and ...

Tolls common on covered bridges of long ago 
Lewiston Sun Journal, October 8, 2013

There was another covered bridge spanning the Androscoggin River many years ago at North Turner. It linked that area with Leeds at the confluence of Dead ...

Jericho Covered Bridge restoration to take place soon 
ABC2 News, Sept. 28, 2013

The Jericho Covered Bridge, one of just six such structures in the state, will undergo a series of repairs beginning soon. Built in 1865, the bridge connects ...

Carbon commissioners approve bridge closing 
Standard Speaker
, Sept. 27, 2013 
JIM THORPE - Carbon County commissioners decided to close a covered bridge in Little Gap after a state Department of Transportation inspection this month ...

Covered bridge in Erwinna reopens 
phillyBurbs.com, Sept. 26, 2013
The historic Erwinna Covered Bridge on Geigel Hill Road in Tinicum will reopen this afternoon, following the completion of emergency structural repairs, ...

Blenheim still fighting for bridge 
Times Journal, Sept. 25, 2013
Schoharie County supervisors continue in their effort to return a wooden covered bridge to Blenheim. Supervisors Friday agreed to submit plans to FEMA for a ...

Driver who damaged historic Fallasburg Bridge with 31-ton cement truck fined ...
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com, Sept. 20, 2013
SPARTA, MI — A Kent County man cited for driving a 31-ton cement truck across the 142-year-old Fallasburg Covered Bridge in August is facing a fine of $5,540 after risking the historic structure, court records show. Jeffrey John Mosher, 37, of Sparta ...

Barkhurst Mill Covered Bridge will be county's fourth restoration project
Morgan County Herald, Sept. 18, 2013
“We have four covered bridges within Morgan County,” said Jeff McInturf, county surveyor at the Engineer's Office “Once we complete the Barkhurst Mill Covered Bridge preservation project, we will have finished restoring them all. Bids for this ...

Successful Covered Bridge Festival keeps growing
ThisWeekNews, Sept. 17, 2013
The sixth annual Union County Covered Bridge and Bluegrass Festival will be held Sept. 20-22 around the Pottersburg Bridge, 17141 Inskeep-Cratty Road, North Lewisburg. The bridge was built in 1868.

Who will save at-risk Herr's Mill covered bridge?
Lancaster Newspapers, Sept. 17, 2013
As the search for a new home for Herr's Mill covered bridge continues, time is running out for the historic 169-year-old overpass, whose condition demands immediate attention and repairs. Constructed in two 90-foot sections, the landmark is one of just ...

The bridges of Athens County
The Athens Messenger, Sept. 16, 2013
Seventy-five feet long, 12 feet and one inch wide, freshly painted red and at least 135 years old—The Palos Covered Bridge, located just north of Glouster, is among three such historic landmarks in Athens County that connect not just either side of a ...

Repairs resume on Pinetown Road covered bridge
Lancaster Newspapers, Sept. 16, 2013
The 150-year-old covered bridge carries traffic over the Conestoga River and connects Manheim and Upper Leacock townships. Hurricane Lee did a number on the bridge in 2011, shifting the bridge on its foundation and damaging its wooden structure.

Covered bridge estimates come in higher than expected
Portsmouth Daily Times, Sept. 12, 2013
At a bid opening exclusively attended by the Daily Times regarding the rehabilitation of the Otway Covered Bridge, two bids were received and each did not meet the expectations of Scioto County Engineer Craig Opperman. The bids were received and ...

Rehabilitation of the Lac Philippe Covered Bridge
Ottawa Start (press release), Sept. 12, 2013

The National Capital Commission (NCC) wishes to inform the public of rehabilitation work on the Lac Philippe Covered Bridge, on Lac-Philippe Road, ...

Virginia to Save Alleghany Humpback Covered Bridge
Construction Equipment Guide, Sept. 11, 2013
COVINGTON, Va. (AP) Since its construction in 1857, life hasn't been easy on Alleghany County's Humpback Covered Bridge. The bridge last carried traffic over Dunlap Creek in 1929 and underwent a massive restoration in 1954, according to the Virginia ...

NH-Vt. covered bridge undergoing repairs
NECN, Sept. 10, 2013
CORNISH, N.H. (AP) — Repairs are starting on one of the longest covered bridges in the United States, which connects New Hampshire and Vermont. The two-lane Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge, which spans the Connecticut River, is going down to a ...

$1.2M restoration of Cabin Creek covered bridge ahead of schedule
The Republic, Sept. 8, 2013
VANCEBURG, Ky — Officials say the more than $1 million restoration of the Cabin Creek covered bridge in Lewis County is ahead of schedule. Construction was expected to be finished by mid-summer of 2014. But Judge-Executive Todd Ruckel told The ...

The Bridge Is Back: Taftsville Celebrates Reopening of Historic Span Damaged ...
Valley News, Sept. 8, 2013
Taftsville — A little more than two years after it was damaged by Tropical Storm Irene, hundreds of people swarmed around the Route 4 entrance to the Taftsville Covered Bridge on Saturday morning to celebrate its reopening. Charlie Wilson, president ...

Festival celebrates heritage
Chronicle-Tribune, Sept. 8, 2013
The second and biggest day of the three-day Cumberland Covered Bridge Festival, which is hosted by the Matthews Lions Club, also included live entertainment by local groups like the Eastbrook band, the Mississinewa Valley concert and swing band as well ...

Celebrating the Red Covered Bridge
bcrnews.com, Sept. 3, 2013
PRINCETON – A light breeze moved through the canopy of Walnut and Oak trees as more than 100 people gathered in lawn chairs beside the Big Bureau Creek to witness the sesquicentennial celebration of Princeton's Red Covered Bridge. Bureau County ...

Work underway to shore up Vt. covered bridge
Albany Times Union, August 30, 2013
LYNDONVILLE, Vt. (AP) — Work is underway in the Passumpsic River to build a timber crib to support a 140-year-old covered bridge that is in danger of collapsing. On Thursday, workers brought stone to the site of the privately owned Sanborn bridge and ...