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Branch Birch Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July 2018

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BH Photo #430053

Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over Branch of Birch Creek on CR 250 W
Location
Clay County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1935
Design
Reinforced concrete girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 21.0 ft.
Total length: 30.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.35257, -87.15550   (decimal degrees)
39°21'09" N, 87°09'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/486601/4355914 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saline City
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
127
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1100101 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 46530 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 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: 60.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1935 (1,495)
Built during 1930s (12,248)
Clay County, Indiana (78)
Concrete girder (1,082)
Deck girder (6,403)
Girder (11,354)
Indiana (5,201)
Lost (30,064)
Lost 2020 (160)
Lost during 2020s (309)
NR-eligible (4,125)
Non-Select (300)
Owned by county (21,727)
Replaced by new bridge (20,462)
Span length under 25 feet (7,133)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,618)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2022: Updated by Nathan Holth: Replaced in 2020 with local funds
  • July 4, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • October 16, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth