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Phillips Covered Bridge 14-61-12

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Chris Light

BH Photo #102920

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Big Pond Creek on CR450W southeast of Montezuma
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909
Builder
- Joseph A. Britton
Design
Multiple Kingpost through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.77226, -87.32246   (decimal degrees)
39°46'20" N, 87°19'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/472383/4402530 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Montezuma
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6100057 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-61-12 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 78000407 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16820 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 40.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
104

Update Log 

  • June 14, 2017: New photo from Tom Phelan
  • April 1, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Corrected stream name, bridge is over Big Pond Creek.
  • March 31, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Yes, it is covered.
  • January 8, 2010: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • April 11, 2009: New photo from Anthony Dillon
  • January 7, 2009: New photos from Sean Flynn
  • October 16, 2006: Posted photos from Chris Light

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Comments 

Phillips Covered Bridge
Posted May 26, 2010, by Diana (fishmom0211 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Meet a sweet older gentleman mowing the grass near the bridge that told us a wonderful story about the Phillips Bridge and the Phillips Covered Bridge.