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Fork Sand Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Overview
Lost stone arch bridge over a fork of Sand Creek on CR 500 S
Location
Decatur County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1890; replaced 1996
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 14.1 ft.
Total length: 32.2 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.26333, -85.55000   (decimal degrees)
39°15'48" N, 85°32'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/625093/4347001 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Forest Hill
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
82
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1600159 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38950 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2011)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 90.8 (out of 100)
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Categories 

19th Century (6,886)
Arch (11,534)
Built during 1890s (2,746)
Decatur County, Indiana (77)
Deck arch (10,785)
Indiana (4,625)
Lost (22,281)
Lost 1996 (438)
Lost during 1990s (3,847)
Replaced by new bridge (14,866)
Span length under 25 feet (6,525)
Stone arch (2,793)
Structurally deficient (15,850)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,709)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2009: Added by James Baughn