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Newport Covered Bridge 14-83-04

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken May 2006 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #103007

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Little Vermillion River on CR 50 North
Location
Vermillion County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1885, rehabilitated 1983
Builder
- Joseph J. Daniels
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 176.8 ft.
Total length: 187.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 10, 1994
Also called
Morehead Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.89122, -87.43336   (decimal degrees)
39°53'28" N, 87°26'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/462949/4415773 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newport
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8300038 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-83-04 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 94000589 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 17139 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
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: 44.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
229

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • December 4, 2009: New photos from Tom Hall
  • December 22, 2006: Posted photo from Tom Hall

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