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Zacke Cox Covered Bridge 14-61-11



Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102938


Zacke Cox Covered Bridge

video by Mike Daffron


Covered bridge over Rock Run Creek on CR500S
Parke County, Indiana
Open to one-lane traffic
Built 1908, rehabilitated 1991 and 2002
- Joseph A. Britton
Covered Burr arch-truss
Length of largest span: 50.8 ft.
Total length: 53.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.7 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69500, -87.28583   (decimal degrees)
39°41'42" N, 87°17'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/475493/4393945 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6100051 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-61-11 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 78000416 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16838 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 58.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com


Built 1908 (785)
Built during 1900s (7,629)
Burr arch-truss (395)
Covered (1,900)
Functionally obsolete (5,829)
Indiana (5,097)
Joseph A. Britton (18)
NR-listed (3,013)
One-lane traffic (7,832)
Open (40,961)
Owned by county (21,600)
Parke County, Indiana (93)
Select (531)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,415)
Through truss (16,710)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,563)
Truss (35,376)
Wooden deck (6,160)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2020: New video from Mike Daffron
  • June 20, 2020: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • June 19, 2018: New photos from Linda Daffron
  • June 14, 2017: New photos from Tom Phelan
  • January 7, 2009: New photos from Sean Flynn
  • November 13, 2006: Posted photos from Tom Hall


  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Sean Flynn
  • Wikipedia
  • Tom Phelan - thomasp335 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Linda Daffron
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com


Zacke Cox Covered Bridge 14-61-11
Posted August 19, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

They take good care of them Brian! I'm sure they'll have it open asap.

Zacke Cox Covered Bridge 14-61-11
Posted August 19, 2016, by Brian Carey (brian_c83 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is my wife's and my favorite bridge. We visit every year and has the most beautiful setting of all the covered bridges. We were disappointed to find the bridge closed and under repair today.

We couldn't find any articles about its future. Hopefully it will be done very soon.