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Cox Ford Covered Bridge 14-61-34

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102894

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Sugar Creek on Cox Ford Road north of Rockville
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913, rehabilitated 1977
Builder
- Joseph A. Britton
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 176.8 ft.
Total length: 191.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.88533, -87.22372   (decimal degrees)
39°53'07" N, 87°13'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/480871/4415054 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wallace
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
68
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6100171 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-61-34 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 78000390 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16805 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 32 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1913 (816)
Built during 1910s (9,250)
Burr arch-truss (335)
Covered (1,524)
Functionally obsolete (7,118)
Have street view (25,466)
Indiana (4,623)
Joseph A. Britton (17)
NR-listed (2,880)
One-lane traffic (7,536)
Open (38,214)
Owned by county (20,090)
Parke County, Indiana (92)
Select (530)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,894)
Through truss (14,087)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,068)
Truss (31,279)
Wooden deck (6,000)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2018: New Street View added by Jeff Wieland
  • May 27, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • June 14, 2017: New photos from Tom Phelan
  • May 22, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • 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
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Wikipedia
  • Tom Phelan - thomasp335 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jeff Wieland

Comments 

Cox Ford Covered Bridge 14-61-34
Posted August 17, 2015, by Brent Tindall (bizzat219 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The two photos added below on 8/13/2015 are of Narrows Covered Bridge, not Cox Ford Covered Bridge.

Cox Ford Covered Bridge 14-61-34
Posted August 13, 2015, by Barbara Elsmore (barbara [dot] elsmore [at] btinternet [dot] com)

hello

I am sending two lovely pics from England that I have just received from my sister in law who is travelling through Indiana of the beautiful Cox Ford Bridge.

Kind regards

Barbara Elsmore