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Big Walnut Creek US 40 Bridge

Photo 

A glimpse of this bridge

I took this from a bridge on an older alignment of the road.

Photo taken by Jim Grey

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BH Photo #182985

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Big Walnut Creek on US 40
Location
Putnam County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1940; rehabilitated 1986
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 119.7 ft.
Total length: 233.9 ft.
Deck width: 84.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.55028, -86.98306   (decimal degrees)
39°33'01" N, 86°58'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/501455/4377844 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Reelsville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 013680 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16954 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
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: 98.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
7,548

Categories 

Arch (11,274)
Built during 1940s (3,613)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,644)
Deck arch (10,511)
Have street view (22,590)
Indiana (4,200)
Open (36,898)
Owned by state (13,898)
Putnam County, Indiana (78)
Skewed (4,718)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,069)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,814)
US 40 (125)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Fixed creek name
  • November 22, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • October 23, 2010: New photo from Jim Grey
  • October 21, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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