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Sugar Creek Bridge

Photos 

Another Environmental View, From The Northern Bridge Approach Looking South Along 74th Place, Through The Roadbed. Grain Fields Which Have Been Harvested Can Be Seen In The Background. The Bridge's Characteristic Profile And Balustrade Are Prominent

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #140668

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Sugar Creek on 74th Place (County line)
Location
Vigo County, Indiana, and Edgar County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1915; replaced 2000
Builder
- Paris Bridge Co.
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.9 ft.
Total length: 98.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Also called
Vigo County Bridge No. 139
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.48500, -87.53167   (decimal degrees)
39°29'06" N, 87°31'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/454277/4370734 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dennison
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
252
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8400103 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39692 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 92.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2009: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER IN-83 - Vigo County Bridge No. 139, Spanning Sugar Creek at Seventy-fourth Place, Terre Haute vicinity, Vigo County, IN
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com