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Otter Creek Covered Bridge 14-69-02

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Mark Gish

BH Photo #102977

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Otter Creek on CR 850 West
Location
Ripley County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1884 by Thomas A. Hardman; closed to traffic 1996
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 101.0 ft.
Total length: 112.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Holton Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08527, -85.41012   (decimal degrees)
39°05'07" N, 85°24'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/637508/4327442 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Holton
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6900064 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-69-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 16985 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2006)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.3 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • April 21, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • January 15, 2007: Posted photos from Mark Gish

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