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Bluff Road Bridge

Photos 

Northbound view of deck

Photo taken by Jim Grey

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BH Photo #192926

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Pleasant Run on Bluff Road
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954
Design
Continuous reinforced concrete slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 103.7 ft.
Deck width: 38.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.64000, -86.20139   (decimal degrees)
39°38'24" N, 86°12'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/568526/4388106 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maywood
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4900484 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 46962 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 57.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
82

Categories 

Built 1954 (305)
Built during 1950s (3,358)
Continuous (1,973)
Have street view (22,572)
Indiana (4,200)
Indianapolis, Indiana (142)
Marion County, Indiana (174)
Non-Select (301)
Open (36,892)
Owned by city (4,547)
Slab (1,559)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,701)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2017: New photos from Jim Grey
  • January 28, 2011: New photos from Jim Grey
  • November 11, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Jim Grey - mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Bluff Road Bridge
Posted January 28, 2011, by Jim Grey (mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge was once part of State Road 37, but after the road bypassed this area this bridge now only connects the old road to a few houses before the bypass curves around and follows the old road's path.