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Cicero Covered Bridge

Photo 

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #446032

Map 

Description 

Originally a single-span bridge, pier added at a later date.

Nearby "Red Bridge" Park is no doubt in memory of this lost span.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Cicero Creek on Jackson Street
Location
Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana
Status
Removed for the construction of Morse Reservoir and replaced with a causeway.
History
Built in 1881 by Josiah Durfee; removed in 1955
Builder
- Josiah Durfee & Co.
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 142.0 ft.
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Also called
Red Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13224, -86.02402   (decimal degrees)
40°07'56" N, 86°01'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/583149/4442891 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84889 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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