Hokes Mill Covered Bridge

    Hokes Mill Covered Bridge

    The Hokes Mill Covered Bridge is a covered Long through truss over Second Creek in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.


    In 1897, the Greenbrier County Court ordered B.F. Mann, R.A. McDowell, and Austin B. Erwin be appointed commissioners relating to the construction of a covered bridge across Second Creek above Smith’s Mill (formerly Hoke’s Mill) for the cost of $700. 1 The covered Long through truss was completed between April 1897 and March 1899. Later modifications included the replacement of the wooden transverse floor beams with steel girders and the addition of two wide flange beams at either side of the deck along the length of the bridge.

    The Hokes Mill Covered Bridge was bypassed in 1991 and rehabilitated for pedestrians in 2002.


    Information

    • State: West Virginia
    • Route: West Virginia Route 62/5
    • Type: Covered Long Truss
    • Status: Active - Pedestrian
    • Total Length: 82.5 feet
    • Deck Width: 12 feet
    • Height: 15.5 feet
    • Above Vertical Clearance: 11 feet

    Sources

    1. United States. Dept. of the Interior. Hokes Mill Covered Bridge. Comp. E.K. Kemp. Washington: National Park Service. West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

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