Friday, April 1, 2016

Busching Covered Bridge - Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana

Busching Covered Bridge
Busching Covered Bridge - Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana
Busching Covered Bridge - Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana

The Busching Covered Bridge is located just off US 50 on the entrance road to Versailles State Park. The Busching Covered Bridge crosses Laughery Creek just below the dam for Versailles Lake within the park. The Busching Covered Bridge is within the boundaries of Versailles State Park, but is the property of  Ripley County. It is active and open to both automobile and pedestrian traffic.
Busching Covered Bridge - Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana
Busching Covered Bridge - Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana

Busching Covered Bridge was constructed in 1885 using a type of construction known as Howe truss. Busching Covered Bridge is 176 feet long. It connects the entrance road to Versailles State Park with downtown Versailles via County Road 25S, also known as Perry Street. It is active and open to both automobile and pedestrian traffic.
Busching Covered Bridge - Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana
Busching Covered Bridge - Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana
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