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Sim Smith Covered Bridge 14-61-14

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken Sept. 2005 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102932

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Leatherwood Creek on CR50W
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1883, rehabilitated 1977
Builder
- Joseph A. Britton
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 81.0 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.77344, -87.33114   (decimal degrees)
39°46'24" N, 87°19'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/471640/4402664 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Montezuma
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
101
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6100060 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-61-14 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 78000411 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16826 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.2 (out of 100)
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Categories 

19th Century (6,752)
Built 1883 (139)
Built during 1880s (1,797)
Burr arch-truss (334)
Covered (1,515)
Indiana (4,556)
Joseph A. Britton (18)
NR-listed (2,860)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Open (38,139)
Owned by county (19,555)
Parke County, Indiana (92)
Select (530)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,095)
Structurally deficient (17,270)
Through truss (13,745)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,908)
Truss (30,752)
Wooden deck (5,975)

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2010: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • January 7, 2009: New photos from Sean Flynn
  • November 13, 2006: Posted photo from Tom Hall

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