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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
7,050
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1600002 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16027 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2013)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 32 (out of 100)
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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.