Covered Bridges

Because of their long spans and often innovative engineering, timber framed covered bridges present construction and restoration challenges beyond that of most historic structures. We welcome the complexities presented by covered bridge building and restoration. As seasoned experts with extensive practical experience in the field, we are qualified to contribute at every stage of the covered bridge project, from planning to final completion. 


Related Projects

Bowmansdale Covered Bridge

Bowmansdale Covered Bridge

Grantham
Pennsylvania

The Bowmansdale bridge was relocated in 1972 a few miles down the picturesque Yellow Breeches creek, separating York and Cumberland Counties in Pennsylvania, to sit on the campus of Messiah College.  The bridge is open to both vehicle and pedestrian traffic, and connects the main campus with the college's complex of...

Utica Covered Bridge

Utica Covered Bridge

Thurmont
Maryland

The work on this project consisted of restoration of this ca. 1850 covered bridge over Fishing Creek.  The original 200 plus-foot long Burr arch truss bridge spanned the nearby Monocacy River, but was washed away in a flood in 1889 and was rebuilt in its present location by volunteers.  In...

Loy's Station Covered Bridge

Loy's Station Covered Bridge

Thurmont
Maryland

This project entailed restoration/reconstruction of this ca. 1880 bridge spanning Owens Creek.  The 90 foot long and 12.5 foot high bridge utilizes a multiple king post truss system.  Unfortunately, in 1991, the bridge was severely damaged by arson and required expert assistance for rebuilding.  As such, many local citizens, under...

Roddy Road Covered Bridge

Roddy Road Covered Bridge

Thurmont
Maryland

This project entailed the restoration of the 1856 covered bridge.  This is one of eight covered bridges in the state of Maryland and the first of several bridge restoration projects for Fitzgerald’s Heavy Timber Construction, Inc.  The project is unique because in 1992 after severe damage sustained by an oversize...