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Smith Covered Bridge

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Photo taken Sept. 2006 by Tom Hall

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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
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 (as of 04/2011)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 49.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
250

Update Log 

  • 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

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