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Branch Wabash River Bridge

Photo 

Looking West at new structure April 2009

Old bridge was in poor condition, but had character

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #137300

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over a branch of Wabash River on S. River Road
Location
Cass County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1935; replaced 2001
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 29.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74667, -86.41500   (decimal degrees)
40°44'48" N, 86°24'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/549387/4510799 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clymers
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
275
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0900067 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38886 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Arch (11,417)
Built 1935 (1,728)
Built during 1930s (10,983)
Cass County, Indiana (86)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,724)
Deck arch (10,660)
Indiana (4,546)
Lost (21,010)
Lost 2001 (430)
Lost during 2000s (3,837)
Replaced by new bridge (13,793)
Span length under 25 feet (6,296)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,469)

Update Log 

  • April 18, 2009: New photo from James Norwood
  • January 31, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Norwood