Keefer & Rishel Historic Covered Bridges Design
Northumberland County, PA
Stahl Sheaffer Engineering completed the rehabilitation design for two historic covered bridges that were damaged by flooding. The 91’-6” Rishel and 94’-9” Keefer Station burr arch covered bridges were reconstructed using FEMA and County funds. Work included an in-depth inspection, timber repairs and replacements including in-kind replacement of structural members, decking and siding, and concrete abutment repairs. Additional tasks included plans preparation, cost estimates for Northumberland County, and preparation of contract documents, bid documents and technical specifications.