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Dick Huffman Covered Bridge 14-67-13

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken May 2006 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102964

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span covered bridge over Big Walnut Creek on Huffman Road
Location
Putnam County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1880
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 128.9 ft.
Total length: 267.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Webster's Ford Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.50817, -86.95767   (decimal degrees)
39°30'29" N, 86°57'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/503639/4373171 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Reelsville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6700148 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-67-13 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 16938 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
209

Categories 

19th Century (6,178)
Built 1880 (151)
Built during 1880s (1,642)
Covered (1,353)
Howe through truss (346)
Howe truss (429)
Indiana (4,198)
NR-eligible (3,971)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,593)
Owned by county (18,855)
Putnam County, Indiana (78)
Select (535)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,774)
Structurally deficient (18,441)
Through truss (12,892)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,604)
Truss (29,442)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • September 2, 2010: New photos from Jim Grey
  • January 19, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • April 3, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • October 23, 2006: Posted photo from Tom Hall

Sources 

Comments 

Dick Huffman Covered Bridge 14-67-13
Posted November 20, 2015, by Erik Hoffman (edh4801 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Has anyone else noticed how this thing slumps to the right? Is the sway bracing damaged?