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Busseron Creek Bridge

Photos 

East end, looking Northwest

5/24/2008

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson

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BH Photo #114640

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Busseron Creek on CR 900 North
Location
Sullivan County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1935
Design
Two closed-spandrel concrete arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 51.8 ft.
Total length: 105.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Sullivan County Bridge #297
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.21522, -87.31157   (decimal degrees)
39°12'55" N, 87°18'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/473102/4340706 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hymera
Land survey
T. 9 N., R. 8 W., Sec. 16
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7700249 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17081 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2007)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 44.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
130

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Bridge has been replaced
  • March 23, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate name
  • June 2, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com

Comments 

Busseron Creek Bridge
Posted January 19, 2017, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Looks like an older Luten style arch to me.