Rating:
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Oakalla Covered Bridge 14-67-10

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken May 2006 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102966

Map 

Video 

Oakalla Covered Bridge

Mike Daffron

Play video on YouTube

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Big Walnut Creek on CR 375W
Location
Putnam County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1898
Builder
- Joseph J. Daniels
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 162.0 ft.
Total length: 165.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Shoppell Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.62627, -86.91687   (decimal degrees)
39°37'35" N, 86°55'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/507134/4386281 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clinton Falls
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
113
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6700107 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-67-10 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 16948 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 13.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 30, 2019: New video from Mike Daffron
  • June 28, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • July 28, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • June 22, 2018: New photos from Linda Daffron
  • June 14, 2017: New photos from Tom Phelan
  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • September 16, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Adj. coordinates
  • September 2, 2010: New photos from Jim Grey
  • January 19, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • September 24, 2009: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • October 23, 2006: Posted photos from Tom Hall

Sources 

Comments 

Oakalla Covered Bridge
Posted September 3, 2010, by Jim Grey (mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com)

Anthony, you're right, that pier was from the Dunbar bridge. I deleted the photo.

Oakalla Covered Bridge
Posted September 2, 2010, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Picture #15 appears to be of the Dunbar Bridge, as the Oakalla Bridge is a single span and has no pier.