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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
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3800175 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16368 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2012)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 54.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
131

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