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Big Blue River US 31 Bridge

Photo 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pair of four-span concrete arch bridges over Big Blue River on US 31 in Edinburgh
Location
Johnson County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Southbound bridge built 1943; northbound built ca. 1950
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.7 ft.
Total length: 428.7 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Indiana State Highway Bridge #31-41-03040ASBL,
Indiana State Highway Bridge #31-41-03040JANB
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.35500, -85.98333   (decimal degrees)
39°21'18" N, 85°58'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/587594/4356665 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Edinburgh
Inventory numbers
INNBI 009310 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16435 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
5,665

Categories 

Arch (11,194)
Big Blue River (Indiana) (20)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,604)
Deck arch (10,433)
Have street view (22,086)
Indiana (4,198)
Johnson County, Indiana (26)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Open (36,584)
Owned by state (13,681)
Select (535)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,805)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,602)
US 31 (54)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • April 24, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

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