The Jediah Hill Covered Bridge is located off of U.S. 127 on Covered Bridge Road in Springfield Township. The bridges itself dates back to 1850 and is located over the western fork of Mill Creek. The bridge itself was named after the builder. There were two renovations done on this bridge. One dating back in 1956 when the bridge was damaged from an ice storm. The other renovation took place between 1981 and 1982. The Jediah Hill Covered Bridge was built in order to access his mill. The renovation that happened between 1981 and 1982 was due to emergency vehicles not being able to cross the bridge to access the community at the dead end street. So it was dismantled some new stone abutments built and the concrete pier removed. The plank siding was replaced and a new shake roof was added. It eventually reopened in 1982 to traffic again. There was additions made like the "X" support in the center panel. The bridge also goes by the name of Groff Mill Covered Bridge.
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