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CR 1475 East Erie Railroad overpass

Photos 

Eastbound view

Photo taken by David Safdy

View this photo at fwarailfan.net

BH Photo #159052

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Formerly Chicago and Indiana Railroad(nee Erie Western, Erie Lackawanna, Erie, Chicago and Atlantic Railroads) on County Road 1475 E
Location
Fulton County, Indiana
Status
Closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Available for reuse
History
Built 1928, County road looks to be abandoned despite a ground level bypass. Railroad has been abandoned since early 1980's.
Railroad
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 43.0 ft.
Total length: 133.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.00599, -85.96643   (decimal degrees)
41°00'22" N, 85°57'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/586917/4539936 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Silver Lake
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2500077 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 44604 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/1990)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.8 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2014: New photo from Owen Fishback
  • November 7, 2010: New photos from James Norwood
  • March 25, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood