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Turtle Creek Road Bridge

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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BH Photo #393651

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Description 

Another one of Luten's small Spandrel-braced arches

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Turtle Creek on Turtle Creek Road
Location
Switzerland County, Indiana
Status
Demolished and replaced.
History
Built 1932
Builder
- Daniel B. Luten
Design
Ribbed closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #59
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.79058, -84.92123   (decimal degrees)
38°47'26" N, 84°55'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/680542/4295589 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Florence
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7800035 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39654 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 23, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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