January 16, 2021: Repair work is underway on the Spencerville Covered Bridge. Lavon Hart has been posting some recent updates on the The Spencerville Covered Bridge Facebook group.
According to published reports, repairs are being made to the deck flooring and support timbers. The work is being done by R. G. Zachrich Construction of Ohio. The project is scheduled to be completed by April 2021.
The Spencerville or Coburn Covered Bridge (WGN 14-17-01) is located east of Spencerville in DeKalb County. The bridge was built in 1873 to cross the St. Joseph River. It is 160 feet long and uses a Smith #4 truss.
Keep up to date with information about the bridge at The Spencerville Covered Bridge Facebook group.
Our thanks to Lavon Hart and Mary Hollabaugh Diehl for sharing this information with us in The Covered Bridge Experience Facebook group. - Ed.