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Friendship Stone Arch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in November 2008

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BH Photo #126902

Street View 

Video 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2d0UxC5Sl4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2d0UxC5Sl4

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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
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 19, 2019
Also called
County Bridge #3
Olean Road Bridge
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)
NRHP 100003510 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
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 

  • July 5, 2022: New video from Satolli Glassmeyer
  • June 13, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added National Register information
  • July 25, 2018: New Street View added by Jeff Wieland
  • 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.