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US-231 Frenzes Creek Bridge

Photos 

Elevation Drawing of Bridge

Scan From Original Plans For Bridge

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BH Photo #193460

Map 

Street View 

Description 

This arch bridge was the replacement for a Warren bedstead pony truss.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Frenzes Creek (Branch Friends Creek) on US 231
Location
Martin County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement. May be gone already.
History
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1965
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.7 ft.
Total length: 48.9 ft.
Deck width: 30.5 ft.
Also called
Branch Friends Creek US 231 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.64028, -86.91444   (decimal degrees)
38°38'25" N, 86°54'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/507445/4276862 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Loogootee
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
6,443
Inventory numbers
INNBI 016770 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16629 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 83.2 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Arch (12,156)
Built during 1930s (11,767)
Closed-spandrel arch (4,027)
Deck arch (11,393)
Doomed (1,089)
Functionally obsolete (6,367)
Have street view (27,060)
Indiana (4,932)
Martin County, Indiana (47)
Open (39,975)
Owned by state (16,041)
Skewed (4,915)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,708)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,214)
US 231 (18)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • February 9, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Original Plan Drawings, Corrected Crossing Name Per Plans

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