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Rush Creek Covered Bridge 14-61-31

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102930

Video 

Rush Creek Covered Bridge

video by Mike Daffron

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over West Fork Rush Creek on CR900N
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904, rehabilitated 1977
Builder
- W.M. Hendricks
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 76.1 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.89881, -87.31467   (decimal degrees)
39°53'56" N, 87°18'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/473100/4416573 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kingman
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
117
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6100154 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-61-31 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 78000410 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16825 (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: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 36.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1904 (593)
Built during 1900s (7,649)
Burr arch-truss (446)
Covered (1,983)
Functionally obsolete (5,818)
Indiana (5,098)
NR-listed (3,014)
One-lane traffic (7,838)
Open (40,969)
Owned by county (21,614)
Parke County, Indiana (93)
Select (531)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,656)
Through truss (16,821)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,794)
Truss (35,508)
W.M. Hendricks (2)
Wooden deck (6,162)

Update Log 

  • July 3, 2021: New video from Mike Daffron
  • September 27, 2020: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • June 21, 2018: New photos from Linda Daffron
  • May 22, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • January 7, 2009: New photos from Sean Flynn
  • November 13, 2006: Posted photo from Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Sean Flynn
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Wikipedia
  • Linda Daffron
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com