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South Fork Blue River-Bowers Knob Rd. 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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Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Blue River on Bowers Knob Road
Location
Washington County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930; replaced 1992
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.9 ft.
Total length: 74.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #138
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.52058, -85.93934   (decimal degrees)
38°31'14" N, 85°56'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/592462/4264110 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
South Boston
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
225
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8800092 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39743 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 80.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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