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US40 Whitewater River Bridge


Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.


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Street View 


Concrete arch bridge over Whitewater River on US 40 in Cambridge City
Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana
Open to traffic
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1987
- Indiana State Highway Commission (Design)
Concrete Arch
Length of largest span: 54.8 ft.
Total length: 171.9 ft.
Deck width: 45.9 ft.
Also called
Indiana State Highway Bridge #40-89-338A
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.81272, -85.16573   (decimal degrees)
39°48'46" N, 85°09'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/657004/4408581 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cambridge City
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 014080 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17282 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 71.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 14, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 1, 2018: New Street View added by Clark Vance
  • September 1, 2018: New Street View added by David Backlin
  • April 20, 2013: Updated by Ed Hollowell: Changed "River" to West Branch. Concrete arch and 3 spans


  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs


US40 Whitewater River Bridge
Posted February 9, 2019, by Charles Kiplinger (charleskiplinger [at] gmail [dot] com)

I used to fish and hunt crawdads under the bridge as a kid (mid-late 60's). Water was shallow, but would rise fast in heavy rains. Good memories as a kid there.

Whitewater River US 40 Bridge
Posted April 20, 2013, by Richard Tekulve (canoeindiana [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I canoed under this bridge last Sunday (April 14th). It is three concrete arches and similar to the railroad bridge just downstream (south) of this one. It has a poured "ledge" or drop off at the south end which kind of adds a falls effect.