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Base Line Road Bridge

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Facts 

Overview
Lost two-span stone arch bridge over Sand Creek on Base Line in Greensburg
Location
Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana
Status
Replaced
History
Built ca. 1890; replaced in 2004
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 19.3 ft.
Total length: 78.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.3 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #66
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.33675, -85.46372   (decimal degrees)
39°20'12" N, 85°27'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/632399/4355272 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greensburg
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1600053 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16020 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2007)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
211

Categories 

19th Century (6,178)
Arch (11,196)
Built during 1890s (2,458)
Decatur County, Indiana (77)
Deck arch (10,434)
Greensburg, Indiana (5)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,683)
Lost 2004 (465)
Lost during 2000s (3,722)
Owned by county (18,854)
Replaced by new bridge (12,382)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length under 25 feet (5,769)
Stone arch (2,649)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Bridge replaced

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Comments 

Base Line Bridge
Posted January 30, 2007, by Tom Hoffman (tehoffm [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge no longer exists. It was taken down and replaced by a modern bridge in 2004.