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Cutright Covered Bridge

Photos 

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #446362

Map 

Description 

One of several fine covered spans lost due to the building of Monroe Reservoir.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Salt Creek on Knightridge Road
Location
Monroe County, Indiana
Status
Replaced with a causeway over Lake Monroe
History
Built in 1863 by the Smith Bridge Company; removed in 1963 for the formation of Lake Monroe.
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 141.0 ft.
Total length: 147.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.07713, -86.41721   (decimal degrees)
39°04'38" N, 86°25'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/550410/4325497 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84877 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • April 2, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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