Wright or Cerl Bridge

The Wright or Cerl Bridge is one of the 23 covered bridges that can be found in Washington County.  This bridge can easily be viewed from Interstate 70 near Kammerer.  The 24' single span King Truss bridge carries Sumney or Ridge Road over the North Branch of Pigeon Creek.  Although the date of original construction is unknown (estimated time period 1875-1899), the bridge was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 and was restored in 1998-99. 

Bridge Specs:
Number: 38-63-30
Design: Single King Truss
Length: 24'
Crosses: North Branch Pigeon Creek

  • Exit 31 I-70, turn South.  Take immediate right onto School Road.  Follow School Road for approximately 0.7 miles.  Turn right onto Short Cut Road.  Continue straight onto Ridge Road to Bridge.  Please note that Ridge Road no longer crosses Interstate 70. 


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