Bowser/Osterburg Covered Bridge

This bridge is a Burr Truss bridge with horizontal bracing at truss top level. It spans Bob’s Creek, just west of Route 869, about 1.5 miles northwest of Osterburg. Bypassed by a steel and concrete bridge in 1973, it is now closed with a cable across the entrance. County owned.

It has vertical boards on the lower 1/3rd of the bridge. It sits on stone and mortar abutments.

Location: Osterburg
Year Built: 1890
Type: Burr Truss
Length: 90 ft.
Width: 12.5 ft.