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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 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1904 (497)
Built during 1900s (6,537)
Burr arch-truss (295)
Covered (1,412)
Functionally obsolete (7,678)
Indiana (4,302)
NR-listed (2,851)
One-lane traffic (7,522)
Open (37,748)
Owned by county (19,259)
Parke County, Indiana (86)
Select (529)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,023)
Through truss (13,359)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,183)
Truss (30,185)
W.M. Hendricks (2)
Wooden deck (5,909)

Update Log 

  • 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