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Burnett Creek IN 43 Bridge


Photo taken by Chris Light

BH Photo #220838



Lost concrete arch bridge over Burnett Creek on IN 43 in Battle Ground
Tippecanoe County, Indiana
No longer exists
Built ca. 1930
Closed-spandrel arch
Length of largest span: 61.7 ft.
Total length: 67.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.50861, -86.86861   (decimal degrees)
40°30'31" N, 86°52'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/511131/4484218 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 016230 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17102 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2009)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 14, 2008: Updated by Tom Hall: bridge no longer exists
  • June 22, 2008: Updated by Tom Hall


  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Chris Light - CJKADJ [at] juno [dot] com


Burnett Creek IN 43 Bridge
Posted February 23, 2009, by Chris Light (CJKADJ [at] juno [dot] com)

A few months before the original bridge was demolished.

Webmaster's note: The photos that were here have been incorporated into the main site.

Burnett Creek IN 43 Bridge
Posted March 23, 2008, by DJ Fleming (djfleming [at] scan [dot] sugardog [dot] com)

The Burnett Creek/Indiana 43 Bridge was removed in February of 2008. It will have a new bridge built by the end of the year. Traffic is currently running on a newer bridge next to the old bridge site.

Burnett Creek IN 43 Bridge
Posted September 19, 2006, by Tom Hall (thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com)

Soon to be removed, road is to be widened to 4 lane. I will attempt to get pics before it's gone.