Monroe Covered Bridge

WGN 48-32-01 – Monroe CB – West Virginia – built in 1911 by Lewis Miller (abutments), Robert Arnott (bridge) in Monroe Co spanning Laurel Creek off Laural Ck. Rd., 1 span, 25 ft. long, very unusual queenpost trusses

Laurel Creek is the shortest authentic covered bridge in West Virginia. It was built of oak for $365 and completed in August 1911. A steel deck was added in 1976, but removed during renovations in 2000 by Hoke Brothers of Union, WV. The 2000 renovation cost $248,692.


PHOTOS BY: BILL BOWSER….FROM CINCINNATI, OHIO
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