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Trace Branch Bridge

Photos 

New bridge

Wide view from across Pipe Creek

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2010

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BH Photo #167153

Map 

Description 

This 1911 concrete arch has been replaced with a modern arch bridge. This new bridge is much more appealing than a slab or culvert would have been in this location.

The low, flat arch of this bridge gives it the appearance of a Melan arch.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Trace Branch Pipe Creek on Pipe Creek Road
Location
Franklin County, Indiana
Status
Removed and replaced
History
Built 1911
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.8 ft.
Total length: 35.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #47
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.41806, -85.12306   (decimal degrees)
39°25'05" N, 85°07'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/661572/4364851 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brookville
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
114
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2400031 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16166 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Sufficiency rating: 96.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,528)
Built 1911 (743)
Built during 1910s (9,240)
Deck arch (10,780)
Franklin County, Indiana (77)
Indiana (4,625)
Lost (22,232)
Lost 2003 (508)
Lost during 2000s (4,030)
Owned by county (20,045)
Replaced by new bridge (14,830)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,944)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,704)

Update Log 

  • June 13, 2010: New photo from Anthony Dillon

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