Two Men Charged For Stealing Entire Steel Bridge

Two men have been arrested after they were accused of stealing the 50 foot steel Covert’s Crossing Bridge from North Beaver Township, Pennsylvania, using a torch.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the men were 24 and 25. They both face felony charges of criminal mischief, theft, receiving stolen property and conspiracy.

The bridge, in a secluded rural area, had been there since the early 1900’s and was estimated to be worth $100,000. It was privately owned and used only occasionally to transport material. After it was removed, workers were able to use a nearby road as an alternate route.

Locals claim that the bridge is haunted and on prom night a beautifully dressed woman can be seen on it. She’s going to be real confused this year when she discovers she’s materialized above a scrap yard.

Two charged with stealing Lawrence County bridge [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette] (Thanks to GitEmSteveDave!)

Entire Steel Bridge Stolen From Township