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Branch Eel River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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BH Photo #426828

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Turkey Creek on Klass Road
Location
Owen County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1940
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.8 ft.
Total length: 32.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.19496, -87.04059   (decimal degrees)
39°11'42" N, 87°02'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/496495/4338412 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coal City
Land survey
T. 9 N., R. 6 W., Sec. 26
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
156
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6000078 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16763 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,413)
Built during 1940s (3,801)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,723)
Deck arch (10,653)
Indiana (4,551)
One-lane traffic (7,530)
Open (38,018)
Owen County, Indiana (81)
Owned by county (19,517)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,530)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,436)

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Branch Eel River Bridge
Posted May 4, 2018, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Does anyone know what the stars are supposed to mean that are cut into this bridge? The bridge has really been beat up, but still is sturdy