Rating:
3 votes

Oakalla Covered Bridge 14-67-10

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken May 2006 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102966

Map 

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
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 (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
110

Update Log 

  • 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.