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Sanes Creek Road Bridge

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Overview
Lost Bridge over Sanes Creek on Sanes Creek Road
Location
Laurel, Franklin County, Indiana
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Washed away in fooding March 20, 2020. Two cars were washed away with 6 lives lost.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 75.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.49982, -85.21979   (decimal degrees)
39°29'59" N, 85°13'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/653065/4373757 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 12 N., R. 12 E., Sec. 8
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
227
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2400091 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 88641 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 79.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 21, 2020: Added by Art S.

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Sanes Creek Road Bridge
Posted March 24, 2020, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Agreed Ed

Sanes Creek Road Bridge
Posted March 24, 2020, by Ed Hollowell (erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com)

Well, in light of recent events this is a historic span, or at least infamous.

Sanes Creek Road Bridge
Posted March 22, 2020, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thank you Clark.

Sanes Creek Road Bridge
Posted March 21, 2020, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

"Notable"

Sanes Creek Road Bridge
Posted March 21, 2020, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Yes... But closer than a lot of stuff that finds it's way on here

Sanes Creek Road Bridge
Posted March 21, 2020, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

RE: Historic? -

http://bridgereports.com/1171539

...I would give that a "no".

Sanes Creek Road Bridge
Posted March 21, 2020, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

RE: Breaking News: Indiana bridge collapses due to flooding; six confirmed dead

Although I don't believe the bridge was historic, I created an entry for it. RIP to those lost in the tragedy.