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Simpson 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 #184010

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Martindale Creek on Swoveland Road
Location
Wayne County, Indiana
Status
Removed and replaced
History
Built 1911 by the Burk Contruction Company; replaced in 2006
Builders
- Burk Construction Co. of New Castle, Indiana (Builders)
- J.W.Mueller (Designer)
Design
Two span, Earth fill, Concrete spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 66.6 ft.
Total length: 139.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Swoveland Road-Martindale Creek Bridge
Old County Bridge #186
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.88833, -85.09611   (decimal degrees)
39°53'18" N, 85°05'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/662785/4417098 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greens Fork
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
93
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8900139 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17273 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 30, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added new information
  • October 23, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Bridge has been replaced

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Comments 

Swoveland Road Bridge
Posted July 29, 2006, by jim swoverland (swovdog1 [at] aol [dot] com)

I wonder if anyone knows who the Swoveland road bridge is named after

Swoveland Road Bridge
Posted July 29, 2006, by jim swoverland (swovdog1 [at] aol [dot] com)

I wonder if anyone knows who the Swoveland road bridge is named after jim swoverland