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Shepard Bridge

Photos 

Photo from 6/2008

Photo taken by Jim Grey

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BH Photo #139327

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Big Creek on Old Michigan Road
Location
Ripley County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913
Builder
- C. R. Yates
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.3 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Nobles Ford Bridge
County Bridge #38
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.93194, -85.36444   (decimal degrees)
38°55'55" N, 85°21'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/641765/4310496 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rexville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6900032 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16982 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2014)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 62.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
235

Categories 

Arch (11,199)
Built 1913 (755)
Built during 1910s (8,759)
C. R. Yates (1)
Deck arch (10,437)
Functionally obsolete (7,987)
Have street view (22,092)
Indiana (4,198)
NR-eligible (3,971)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,587)
Owned by county (18,855)
Ripley County, Indiana (41)
Select (535)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Stone arch (2,651)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2017: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • July 6, 2016: New photos from Tony Dillon
  • February 18, 2011: Updated by Jim Grey: Corrected year built, added builder.
  • July 7, 2010: New photos from Jim Grey
  • April 19, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic and alternate names
  • April 15, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

  • Jim Grey - mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com