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Lewis Creek Covered Bridge

Map 

Description 

Original cost was $4,926. This was the 2nd covered bridge that the county historical society attempted to save (Vine St./Walkerville-1958), but again the funds couldn't be raised and the bridge was replaced in 1966.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Lewis Creek on County Road 850 South
Location
Shelby County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1883
Builder
- Kennedy Brothers
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.40098, -85.82137   (decimal degrees)
39°24'04" N, 85°49'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/601482/4361938 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lewis Creek
Inventory number
BH 77884 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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