Rating:
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Bear Creek CR 700S Bridge

Photos 

Possible builder/railing design

Photo taken by J.P.

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BH Photo #204153

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Bear Creek on CR 700 South
Location
Jennings County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Builder
- J.F. Lewis
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #84
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.88278, -85.55833   (decimal degrees)
38°52'58" N, 85°33'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/625045/4304756 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vernon
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4000076 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16395 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 68.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
100

Categories 

Arch (11,274)
Built 1915 (1,135)
Built during 1910s (8,807)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,644)
Deck arch (10,511)
Functionally obsolete (8,050)
Indiana (4,200)
J.F. Lewis (1)
Jennings County, Indiana (73)
NR-eligible (3,979)
One-lane traffic (7,434)
Open (36,905)
Owned by county (18,928)
Select (535)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,740)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,528)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • July 21, 2011: New photos from James McCray
  • July 15, 2011: New photos from J.P.

Sources 

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