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Rush Creek Covered Bridge 14-61-31

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102930

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over West Fork Rush Creek on CR900N
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904, rehabilitated 1977
Builder
- W.M. Hendricks
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 76.1 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.89881, -87.31467   (decimal degrees)
39°53'56" N, 87°18'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/473100/4416573 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kingman
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
117
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6100154 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-61-31 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 78000410 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16825 (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: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 36.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1904 (562)
Built during 1900s (7,251)
Burr arch-truss (359)
Covered (1,664)
Functionally obsolete (6,367)
Indiana (4,932)
NR-listed (2,961)
One-lane traffic (7,612)
Open (39,975)
Owned by county (20,841)
Parke County, Indiana (93)
Select (530)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,453)
Through truss (15,163)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,598)
Truss (32,941)
W.M. Hendricks (2)
Wooden deck (6,073)

Update Log 

  • September 27, 2020: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • June 21, 2018: New photos from Linda Daffron
  • May 22, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • January 7, 2009: New photos from Sean Flynn
  • November 13, 2006: Posted photo from Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Sean Flynn
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Wikipedia
  • Linda Daffron
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com