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Ryot Covered Bridge
Ryot Covered Bridge
Lost to fire in 2002, Bedford County Commissioners committed to rebuild this structure. The bridge was rebuilt and reopened to traffic in 2004.

This covered bridge takes its name from the nearby town of Ryot, PA. It is a Burr Truss design, 83 1/2 feet long. The Ryot Bridge crosses Dunnings Creek between Route 96 and Route 56. County owned.

It rests on stone and mortar abutments. The Ryot Bridge is driveable.

Covered Bridges

Ryot Bridge Facts and Figures
Location Located on Township Route 559, about 1/2 mile east of Ryot, PA.
Year Built 1880's (approximate)
Truss Burr Truss
Clearance 11'2
Length 83 1/2 feet
Width 12 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
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