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Steubenville Covered Bridge

Photo 

1937 photo

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #446156

Map 

Description 

One of three covered bridges built in 1883 by the Kennedy family in Randolph County.

The exact location of this bridge is unknown, but it was near the current State Road 1 Parker truss bridge. The road was straightened out as the old bridge was on a bad alignment.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Mississinewa River on State Route 1
Location
Randolph County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1883 by A.M. Kennedy & Sons; replaced in 1941 by the current Parker truss bridge.
Builder
- A.M. Kennedy & Sons
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.28310, -85.14958   (decimal degrees)
40°16'59" N, 85°08'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/657301/4460822 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84918 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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