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Friends Creek US 231 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in December 2018

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BH Photo #439254

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Friends Creek on US 231
Location
Martin County, Indiana
Status
Demolished
History
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1968
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 108.9 ft.
Deck width: 43.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.63361, -86.91444   (decimal degrees)
38°38'01" N, 86°54'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/507446/4276122 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Loogootee
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
6,443
Inventory numbers
INNBI 016760 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16633 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2011)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 82.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,378)
Built during 1930s (10,911)
Deck arch (10,622)
Have street view (24,491)
Indiana (4,355)
Lost (20,519)
Lost 2012 (316)
Lost during 2010s (2,393)
Martin County, Indiana (47)
Owned by state (14,551)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,435)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,849)
US 231 (18)

Update Log 

  • December 8, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • May 1, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Being replaced as per forum posting
  • December 23, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Friends Creek US 231 Bridge
Posted May 1, 2012, by Steve

This bridge has been removed and is in the process of being replaced. It was taken out late 2011.