WGN – 37-27-01 Ritner Creek Covered Bridge – Built in 1926 in Polk County by Otis Hamar spanning Ritner Creek on Kings Valley Hwy., single span, 75 feet long, Howe trusses
The bridge was constructed at a cost of $6,963.78. The portals of this bridge were once rounded. They were cut square in the early 1960s to accommodate taller trucks. Closed, moved 60′ downstream in 1976.
PHOTOS BY: BILL BOWSER….FROM CINCINNATI, OHIO