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Cox Ford Covered Bridge 14-61-34



Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102894


Street View 


Cox Ford Covered Bridge

video by Mike Daffron


The arches in this bridge came from the Armiesburg Covered Bridge that was built in the 1850's by Henry Wolf, and later destroyed in the 1913 flood.


Covered bridge over Sugar Creek on Cox Ford Road north of Rockville
Parke County, Indiana
Open to traffic
Built 1913, rehabilitated 1977
- Joseph A. Britton
Covered Burr arch-truss
Length of largest span: 176.8 ft.
Total length: 191.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.1 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.88533, -87.22372   (decimal degrees)
39°53'07" N, 87°13'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/480871/4415054 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6100171 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-61-34 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 78000390 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16805 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 32 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com


Built 1913 (866)
Built during 1910s (9,675)
Burr arch-truss (361)
Covered (1,666)
Have street view (27,066)
Indiana (4,933)
Joseph A. Britton (17)
NR-listed (2,961)
One-lane traffic (7,613)
Open (39,979)
Owned by county (20,849)
Parke County, Indiana (93)
Select (530)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,992)
Through truss (15,178)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,285)
Truss (32,958)
Wooden deck (6,073)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added information.
  • January 4, 2021: New video from Mike Daffron
  • September 13, 2020: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • August 25, 2018: New Street View added by Jeff Wieland
  • May 27, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • June 14, 2017: New photos from Tom Phelan
  • May 22, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • December 8, 2009: New photos from J.P.
  • January 6, 2009: New photos from Sean Flynn
  • November 13, 2006: Posted photos from Tom Hall


  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Sean Flynn
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Wikipedia
  • Tom Phelan - thomasp335 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jeff Wieland
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com


Cox Ford Covered Bridge 14-61-34
Posted August 17, 2015, by Brent Tindall (bizzat219 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The two photos added below on 8/13/2015 are of Narrows Covered Bridge, not Cox Ford Covered Bridge.

Cox Ford Covered Bridge 14-61-34
Posted August 13, 2015, by Barbara Elsmore (barbara [dot] elsmore [at] btinternet [dot] com)


I am sending two lovely pics from England that I have just received from my sister in law who is travelling through Indiana of the beautiful Cox Ford Bridge.

Kind regards

Barbara Elsmore