Fletcher Covered Bridge

The Fletcher Covered Bridge is a 62-foot (19 m) Multiple King Post covered bridge located near Marshville in Harrison County, West Virginia. The bridge crosses Tenmile Creek is West Virginia bridge number 48-17-03. Stones for the abutments were quarried at the top of a hill near the bridge site. The original building cost was $1,372. The Fletcher Covered Bridge is one of only two covered bridges still standing in Harrison County, the other is the Simpson Creek Covered Bridge. This bridge is in regular use today.

Location

From Wolf Summit, go west on US Route 50. Turn right (north) onto Marshville Road. Continue north on Marshville Road 1.6 miles to the Fletcher Covered Bridge.

Upgrades

Under a $447,000 contract, Allegheny Restoration and Builders, Inc. of Morgantown restored the Fletcher Covered Bridge, including detouring local traffic while structural timber was replaced and new siding and a metal roof were installed.

Building Activity

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