Rating:
6 votes

Brubaker Covered Bridge 35-68-06

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken 2006 by Jonathan Maxwell

BH Photo #108417

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Sam's Run on Brubaker Road (TR 328)
Location
Preble County, Ohio
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built 1887 by Everett S. Sherman; rehabilitated 2005
Builder
- E.S. Sherman
Design
Covered Childs through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.2 ft.
Total length: 86.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 11, 1975
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.65167, -84.54383   (decimal degrees)
39°39'06" N, 84°32'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/710731/4391980 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Alexandria
Inventory numbers
ODOT 6832377 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
WGCB 35-68-06 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 75001527 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 28254 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 37.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1969)
70

Categories 

19th Century (6,220)
Built 1887 (196)
Built during 1880s (1,648)
Childs truss (13)
Covered (1,357)
E.S. Sherman (8)
NR-listed (2,841)
Ohio (2,923)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,865)
Owned by county (18,919)
Preble County, Ohio (62)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,002)
Through truss (12,944)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,996)
Truss (29,538)
Wooden deck (5,872)

Update Log 

  • October 14, 2016: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • September 4, 2016: New photos from Mike Mullins
  • December 12, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 21, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • March 17, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • June 23, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • January 12, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • July 23, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • August 10, 2006: Posted photos from Jonathan Maxwell

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