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Laughery Creek US 50 Bridge

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Laughery Creek on US 50
Location
Ripley County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1929; replaced 1990
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 71.9 ft.
Total length: 222.1 ft.
Deck width: 22.6 ft.
Also called
Indiana State Highway Bridge #50-69-903
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.06097, -85.23536   (decimal degrees)
39°03'40" N, 85°14'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/652676/4325024 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milan
Inventory numbers
INNBI 018720 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39600 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/1990)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 37.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
5,600

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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