National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

HDP banner
find a parknatureworking with communitiesget involvedteacherskidsabout us

National Covered Bridges Recording Project

Measured drawing of four covered bridge trusses

From 2002 to 2019, the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)'s Office of Infrastructure Research and Development maintained a joint research and technology program for historic covered bridges. As a result of cooperative research under the FHWA's National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation (NHCBP) Program, HAER has:

This work has been carried out under the leadership of Christopher H. Marston, HAER Project Leader, with assistance from Justine Christianson, HAER Historian. Richard O'Connor, Chief (retired), Heritage Documentation Programs, was formerly involved. For additional information, please contact Christopher H. Marston at or 202-354-2162.