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Mineral Springs Rd.-Greens Fork 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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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete beam bridge over Greens Fork on Mineral Springs Road
Location
Wayne County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
Design
Tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.8 ft.
Total length: 165.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Old County Bridge #173
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.89842, -85.04259   (decimal degrees)
39°53'54" N, 85°02'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/667337/4418316 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greens Fork
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
116
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8900126 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17261 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 18 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Beam (13,547)
Built 1921 (532)
Built during 1920s (9,258)
Concrete tee beam (2,692)
Doomed (1,053)
Indiana (4,402)
Lost (20,685)
Lost 2015 (247)
Lost during 2010s (2,420)
NR-eligible (3,989)
One-lane traffic (7,527)
Owned by county (19,433)
Replaced by new bridge (13,551)
Select (529)
Skewed (4,787)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,337)
Structurally deficient (17,496)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,496)
Wayne County, Indiana (119)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.

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