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South Fork Deer Creek US 35 Bridge

Photos 

West side

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #136804

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over South Fork Deer Creek on US 35 in Galveston
Location
Galveston, Cass County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1970. Once the Indiana Union Traction(later Indiana RR) interurban passed over this Right of way with their own track and bridge, later abandoned and US 35 built over old ROW.
Design
Arch. At some point the deck was widened with support posts. This is about 5 or more feet added to both sides.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.2 ft.
Total length: 123.7 ft.
Deck width: 44.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.58139, -86.19000   (decimal degrees)
40°34'53" N, 86°11'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/568551/4492604 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Galveston
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
10,266
Inventory numbers
INNBI 011250 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15897 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 85.8 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Arch (11,528)
Built 1939 (731)
Built during 1930s (11,242)
Cass County, Indiana (86)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,772)
Deck arch (10,780)
Galveston, Indiana (4)
Indiana (4,625)
Open (38,205)
Owned by state (15,115)
Skewed (4,815)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,601)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,988)
US 35 (9)

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2009: Updated by James Norwood: added history

Sources 

  • James Norwood