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Conley's Ford Covered Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102891

Map 

Video 

Conley's Ford Covered Bridge

video by Mike Daffron

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR550E east of Bridgeton
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907
Builder
- J.L. Van Fossen
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 189.9 ft.
Total length: 210.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.65939, -87.13289   (decimal degrees)
39°39'34" N, 87°07'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/488600/4389962 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Catlin
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
229
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6100015 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-61-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 78000388 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16804 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2020: New video from Mike Daffron
  • June 20, 2020: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • June 18, 2018: New photo from Linda Daffron
  • July 17, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • November 9, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • May 19, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • March 8, 2010: New photos from James McCray
  • December 8, 2009: New photos from J.P.
  • January 6, 2009: New photos from Sean Flynn
  • November 13, 2006: Posted photos from Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Sean Flynn
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Wikipedia
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Linda Daffron
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com