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Limberlost Creek CR 850E 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 Limberlost Creek on County Road 850 East
Location
Jay County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1940; replaced 2012
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.5 ft.
Total length: 53.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #62
Mike Mertz Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.49306, -84.81917   (decimal degrees)
40°29'35" N, 84°49'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/684816/4484768 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Recovery
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
128
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3800175 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16368 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2012)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 54.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • November 6, 2017: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com