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Westport Covered Bridge

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in August 2006

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Overview
Burr Arch truss covered bridge over Sand Creek on Layton Road
Location
Decatur County, Indiana
Status
Open to light traffic on a secondary road
History
Built 1880 by A.M.Kennedy & Sons, bypassed in early 1970's, recently restored and reopened to traffic.
Builder
- A.M. Kennedy & Sons
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 111.2 ft.
Total length: 129.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.16685, -85.54628   (decimal degrees)
39°10'01" N, 85°32'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/625586/4336298 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Westport
Inventory numbers
IN 1600201 (Indiana bridge number)
INNBI 1600201 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-16-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 36938 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2013)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 28.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
30

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • April 5, 2010: New photos from James McCray
  • March 2, 2010: Updated by James Baughn: Added NBI data
  • February 18, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • November 10, 2009: New photos from J.P.
  • July 26, 2008: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com