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Smith Covered Bridge 14-70-01

Photos 

Portal

Photo taken Sept. 2006 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102989

Map 

Video 

Smith Covered Bridge

video by Mike Daffron

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Flatrock River on CR 150 North
Location
Rush County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1877 by A. M. Kennedy; rehabilitated 1996
Builder
- A.M. Kennedy & Sons
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 117.1 ft.
Total length: 121.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 2, 1983
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.63350, -85.41633   (decimal degrees)
39°38'01" N, 85°24'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/635904/4388278 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mays
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
250
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7000084 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-70-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 83000099 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 17006 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2011)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2021: New video from Mike Daffron
  • January 16, 2021: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • June 23, 2018: New photos from Linda Daffron
  • May 24, 2009: Updated by Brian McKee: Added World Guide Number to Title
  • June 29, 2008: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • October 23, 2006: Posted photo from Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Linda Daffron
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Smith Covered Bridge 14-70-01
Posted January 16, 2021, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is going straight to hell. Needs repair, paint, whatnot.