Rating:
1 vote

Friendship Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in November 2008

Enlarge

BH Photo #126902

Map 

Facts 

Overview
4-span stone arch bridge over Raccoon Creek on Olean Road
Location
Ripley County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1909
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 21.6 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Olean Road Bridge
County Bridge #3
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.97399, -85.15915   (decimal degrees)
38°58'26" N, 85°09'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/659466/4315502 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cross Plains
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
350
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6900003 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16983 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 63.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2017: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • February 11, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: changed build date based on historic photos
  • November 2, 2008: New photos from Anthony Dillon

Sources 

Comments 

Friendship Bridge
Posted March 27, 2013, by Glen Gray (fasted1988 [at] msn [dot] com)

One Of The Two Bridges In The Area I Would Want My Ashes Spread From...

Friendship Bridge
Posted January 1, 2010, by Harold Scudder (hlscudder [at] cablespeed [dot] com)

My wife and I visited this bridge about 2 years ago. I don't normally pay much attention to stone or concrete bridges but this one is an exception. We hung around this bridge for quite sometime.