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Beechwood Road Bridge

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Overview

This bridge has a metal grate for a deck and a very steep downhill southern approach.

Photo taken by James McCray

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Little Blue River on Beechwood Road (CR 4)
Location
Crawford County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1994
Design
Riveted, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 113.8 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Crawford County Bridge #43
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.16690, -86.41585   (decimal degrees)
38°10'01" N, 86°24'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/551170/4224494 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beechwood
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1300071 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15976 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 10.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
271

Update Log 

  • October 14, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • July 25, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • April 15, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 9, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon: common name
  • March 24, 2008: New photos from James McCray

Sources 

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