What State Has the Most Covered Bridges?

Answer The commonwealth of Pennsylvania claims to have the most remaining covered bridges. Of the less than 900 remaining in the United States, more than 197 are in Pennsylvania. It is estimated that Penn... Read More »

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How many covered bridges are in Oregon?

According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, 50 covered bridges exist in the state, as of March 2011. Oregon has the most covered bridges in the western United States. In the early 1900s t... Read More »

Why were covered bridges built?

Early wooden bridges would rapidly deteriorate from exposure to the weather. Bridges were covered in order to protect important parts such as the joints and trusses from the destructive properties ... Read More »

Are there any covered bridges in North Carolina?

North Carolina boasts a large number of covered bridges located throughout the state. Two of the most famous, and oldest, are Catawba county's Bunker Hill Covered Bridge, built in 1984, and Randolp... Read More »

How many covered bridges are in North America?

Road Trip America indicates that approximately 1,000 covered bridges were still in existence in North America as of 2004. While the majority of covered bridges are in the New England states, they a... Read More »