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Fall Fork Branch Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2010

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BH Photo #160489

Map 

Description 

This is the Southern of two concrete arches that span branches of Fall Fork on 850W approximately 2/10th of a mile apart. The confluence of these two branches can be seen just to the West.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over a branch of Fall Fork Clifty Creek on CR 850 West
Location
Decatur County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 65.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.27088, -85.64103   (decimal degrees)
39°16'15" N, 85°38'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/617227/4347717 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hartsville
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
130
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1600106 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16033 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,383)
Built 1925 (1,190)
Built during 1920s (9,259)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,714)
Decatur County, Indiana (77)
Deck arch (10,626)
Functionally obsolete (7,633)
Indiana (4,412)
One-lane traffic (7,527)
Open (37,872)
Owned by county (19,439)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,452)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,790)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added arch type.

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger