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Marble Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in June 2016

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BH Photo #356407

Map 

Description 

The smallest of the 4 NRL store arches in Big Oaks/JPG area.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Marble Creek on G Road
Location
Ripley County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic with restricted access
History
Built ca. 1905, Concrete deck added in 1986.
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.0 ft.
Total length: 36.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
JPG #25
ANG Bridge40
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92759, -85.44205   (decimal degrees)
38°55'39" N, 85°26'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/635046/4309895 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 6 N., R. 10 E., Sec. 32
Inventory numbers
NRHP 96000785 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 72618 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 75.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
10

Categories 

Arch (11,194)
Built during 1900s (6,285)
Deck arch (10,433)
Indiana (4,198)
NR-listed (2,844)
Open (36,584)
Owned by federal government (992)
Owned by military (62)
Preserved (1,057)
Ripley County, Indiana (41)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,581)
Stone arch (2,649)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,860)

Update Log 

  • May 24, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: NBI and other facts
  • June 26, 2016: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • SHAARD - NRHP nomination form
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com