Rating:
3 votes

Bear Creek CR 75W Bridge

Photos 

deck

bridge was expanded on, and girder and new railing added on the west side of the bridge. arch is visible on east side, and still has original railing.

Photo taken by J.P.

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BH Photo #204158

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Bear Creek on Co. Road 75 West
Location
Jennings County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1970
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 43.0 ft.
Total length: 45.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #75
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.83972, -85.62528   (decimal degrees)
38°50'23" N, 85°37'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/619310/4299888 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Deputy
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4000068 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16393 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 77.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
100

Categories 

Arch (11,199)
Built during 1910s (8,759)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,608)
Deck arch (10,437)
Indiana (4,198)
Jennings County, Indiana (73)
Open (36,593)
Owned by county (18,855)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • July 15, 2011: New photo from J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com