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Nevins Covered Bridge 14-61-05

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102918

Map 

Video 

Nevins Covered Bridge

video by Mike Daffron

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR S130E
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1920
Builder
- Joseph A. Britton
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 151.9 ft.
Total length: 168.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.68461, -87.21247   (decimal degrees)
39°41'05" N, 87°12'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/481780/4392774 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Catlin
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
35
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6100028 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-61-05 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 78000406 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16818 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 38 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2021: New video from Mike Daffron
  • June 20, 2020: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • June 14, 2017: New photo from Tom Phelan
  • January 7, 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
  • Wikipedia
  • Tom Phelan - thomasp335 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Nevins Covered Bridge 14-61-05
Posted November 13, 2017, by Roy Kreutler (roykreutler14 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Eugene Britton the son of J.A. Briton both built this bridge in 1920 which was the last covered bridge built in Parke County.