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Clifty Creek Old US 421 Bridge

Photos 

Southbound

11-20-2009 photo

Photo taken by Jim Grey in November 2009

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BH Photo #149612

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Clifty Creek on Old US 421
Location
Decatur County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1935; replaced 2014
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 76.1 ft.
Total length: 204.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.39444, -85.55306   (decimal degrees)
39°23'40" N, 85°33'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/624597/4361548 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Adams
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1600002 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16027 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2013)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 32.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
7,050

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2014: Updated by James Baughn: Tom Hoffman reports bridge has been replaced
  • January 21, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: Corrected date from 1935 to 1929, added demo info.
  • November 2, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 20, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: updated design
  • November 20, 2009: New photos from Jim Grey

Sources 

Comments 

Clifty Creek Old US 421 Bridge
Posted August 19, 2007, by Tom Hoffman (tehoffm [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Unfortunately, this bridge may have to go because of the Honda plant. The plant is on Old US 421 and traffic will be heavy on this road.