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The Colvin Covered Bridge
Colvin Covered Bridge

The Colvin Covered Bridge has recently been refurbished. The photo on this page shows the bridge before the upgrades. It is a multiple kingpost bridge, resting on concrete abutments. Built in 1894, it crosses Shawnee Creek near Township Route 443 which can be reached from Route 30 just west of the traffic light in Schellsburg. The creek is a popular place for fishing. County owned.
The bridge is 66 feet long and is traversable.


Covered Bridges

Colvin Bridge Facts and Figures
Location Located on Township Route 443, accessed from Route 30, 100 yards west of the traffic light in Schellsburg, PA.
Year Built 1880
Truss Multiple Kingpost
Clearance 7'5
Length 66 feet
Width 12 1/2 feet
Owner County
Drivable Yes


Here's a list of all 14 Covered Bridges in Bedford County.
   
Jackson's Mill
Felten's Mill
Hewitt
Palo Alto
Herline
Turner's
Colvin
Cuppett's
Ryot
Dr. Kniseley
Snook's
Bowser/Osterburg
Claycomb
Hall's Mill

Would you like a covered bridge brochure, complete with all of the general locations of Bedford County's covered bridges? Call the Bedford County Visitors Bureau at (800)765-3331 for your free copy. Or, click on the "Contact Us" button at the bottom of this page to e-mail your request!

There's also a great driving tour inside the Bedford County Visitors Guide. The tour takes about 90 minutes and takes in 6 covered bridges, a bison farm and the elusive Gravity Hill. The Bedford County Visitors Guide is free for the asking.


Covered Bridge Driving Tour
Click about to learn about our "Covered Bridge Driving Tour"