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Blue Creek 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 concrete arch bridge over East Fork Blue Creek on Blue Creek Road
Location
Franklin County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.3 ft.
Total length: 94.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #94
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.34500, -85.03167   (decimal degrees)
39°20'42" N, 85°01'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/669617/4356910 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spades
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
508
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2400065 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16145 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 33.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 21, 2012: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • November 21, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Bridge is currently being replaced
  • July 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added arch type.
  • June 13, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Bridge being replaced and may already be gone.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Blue Creek Road Bridge
Posted February 21, 2012, by Jim Elliott (j [dot] elliott2 [at] comcast [dot] net)

There is an old abandoned bridge with grass growing over it and a 8" cedar tree growing on one corner at Blue Creek and Pine Road West of St Peters about one mile.