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Brownsville-Mill Race Park Covered Bridge

Photos 

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Photo taken by James McCray in Feburary 2009

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Videos 

Brownsville-Mill Race Park Covered Bridge

video by Mike Daffron

Brownsville-Mill Race Park Covered Bridge

video by Mike Daffron

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over a branch of Driftwood River in Mill Race Park
Location
Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1840; relocated and shortened 1986; rehabilitated 1991
Builder
- Adam Mason
Design
Covered Long through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.5 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.20611, -85.92917   (decimal degrees)
39°12'22" N, 85°55'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/592456/4340195 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbus
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
350
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0300229 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-03-08 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 15820 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68 (out of 100)
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Categories 

19th Century (7,379)
Adam Mason (2)
Bartholomew County, Indiana (73)
Built 1840 (39)
Built during 1840s (183)
Columbus, Indiana (22)
Covered (1,599)
Indiana (4,876)
Long truss (34)
Modern (2,364)
One-lane traffic (7,565)
Open (39,529)
Owned by city (5,247)
Relocated (865)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,379)
Through truss (14,823)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,508)
Truss (32,393)
Wooden deck (6,048)

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2020: New video from Mike Daffron
  • August 29, 2020: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • May 12, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • February 17, 2016: New photos from J.P.
  • February 9, 2016: New photo from J.P.
  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • February 2, 2009: New photos from James McCray

Sources 

  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Andrew Raker
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com