Mill Branch Covered Bridge

    Mill Branch Covered Bridge

    The Mill Branch Covered Bridge is a covered multiple Kingpost through truss at the Barlow Fairgrounds in Barlow, Ohio.


    The crossing was originally constructed in 1871 2 over the Mill Branch of the Little Hocking River .3-mile east of OH Route 339 in Belpre Township in Washington County, Ohio. 1 The bridge was moved to the Barlow Fairgrounds in 1980. 3

    A five-year process to raise funds towards the restoration of the covered span began in 1995 and in 1999, volunteers replaced and painted the siding, constructed new approaches, and built a new roof. 1 Structural beams were rehabilitated in 2007 by the Righter Company and volunteers.

    Mill Branch Covered Bridge


    Information

    • State: Ohio
    • Route: None
    • Type: Covered Kingpost Truss
    • Status: Active - Pedestrian
    • Total Length: 59 feet
    • Deck Width: 12 feet
    • Above Vertical Clearance: 11.5 feet

    Sources

    1. Plaque.
    2. Shawver, Sam. “Covered bridge group tours six local sites.”Marietta Times 21 May 2013: n. pag. Web. 6 Nov. 2013.
    3. Moore, Elma Lee. “Fayette County through Muskingum County.” Ohio’s Covered Bridges. Charleston: Arcadia, 2010. 79. Print.

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