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Mill Creek Bridge

Photos 

Deck view looking Northeast

Photo taken by Brent Tindall in October 2013

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #268467

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Mill Creek on CR 475 West in Amo
Location
Hendricks County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement. COMPLETION DATE: August 30, 2014
History
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1979
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.0 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69937, -86.60990   (decimal degrees)
39°41'58" N, 86°36'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/533444/4394464 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clayton
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
670
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3200093 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16285 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 50.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,533)
Built during 1930s (11,245)
Deck arch (10,785)
Doomed (1,067)
Hendricks County, Indiana (91)
Indiana (4,625)
Open (38,220)
Owned by county (20,055)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,603)
Structurally deficient (15,851)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,975)

Update Log 

  • October 16, 2013: Updated by Brent Tindall: Adjusted GPS coordinates
  • August 20, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.

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Comments 

Mill Creek Bridge
Posted October 16, 2013, by Brent Tindall (bizzat219 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

It was hard to photograph this bridge with all the tree limbs and leaves, as seen. I'm hoping to get back to this location after the leaves fall to get clearer shots.