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Putnam County Bridge #288

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East side

Photo taken by Brent Tindall in June 2013

License: Released into public domain

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Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over CSX Transportation on Road 400 East
Location
Putnam County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Continuous reinforced concrete girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 31.5 ft.
Total length: 115.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.67340, -86.77850   (decimal degrees)
39°40'24" N, 86°46'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/518996/4391532 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greencastle
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6700223 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 46906 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
137

Categories 

Built 1908 (602)
Built during 1900s (6,192)
CSX Railroad (1,233)
Concrete girder (826)
Continuous (1,842)
Deck girder (4,370)
Girder (7,726)
Have street view (21,620)
Indiana (4,160)
NR-eligible (3,956)
Non-Select (301)
Open (36,076)
Owned by county (18,700)
Putnam County, Indiana (78)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,303)
Structurally deficient (18,300)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,587)

Update Log 

  • June 27, 2013: New photos from Brent Tindall
  • November 10, 2010: Added by James Baughn

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Putnam County Bridge #288
Posted July 5, 2013, by Anonymous

The land must be very stable around there if this bridge has stood for over a hundred years without cracking.