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Little Otter Creek Bridge

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Looking South at replacement bridge

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2010

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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
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6900060 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16980 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2006)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 84.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
145

Categories 

19th Century (5,993)
Arch (11,094)
Built 1876 (88)
Built during 1870s (887)
Deck arch (10,339)
Indiana (3,897)
Lost (17,921)
Owned by county (18,605)
Replaced by new bridge (11,748)
Ripley County, Indiana (40)
Span length under 25 feet (5,578)
Stone arch (2,617)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,478)

Update Log 

  • 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  • April 21, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Bridge has been replaced by a modern pony truss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