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Little Otter Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking South at replacement bridge

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2010

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BH Photo #163293

Map 

Video 

Little Otter Creek (New)

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Little Otter Creek on CR 700 West
Location
Ripley County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a modern pony truss
History
Built 1876
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08849, -85.38884   (decimal degrees)
39°05'19" N, 85°23'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/639343/4327832 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Holton
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
145
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6900060 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16980 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 88.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

19th Century (6,493)
Arch (11,366)
Built 1876 (92)
Built during 1870s (929)
Deck arch (10,615)
Indiana (4,294)
Lost (20,113)
Owned by county (19,149)
Replaced by new bridge (13,299)
Ripley County, Indiana (41)
Span length under 25 feet (6,162)
Stone arch (2,724)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,296)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2018: New video from Mike Daffron
  • March 19, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • April 21, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Bridge has been replaced by a modern pony truss

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com