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Teetor Bridge

Photos 

Looking West

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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BH Photo #165645

Map 

Description 

A very old concrete arch with some nice detailing in a scenic location. The original balustrade railings were replaced by the state.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Nettle Creek on Turnpike Road
Location
Hagerstown, Wayne County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
To be rehabilitated
History
Built 1912
Builders
- Burk Construction Co. of New Castle, Indiana (Fabricator)
- J.W.Mueller (Designer)
Design
Kahn reinforced arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.2 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Turnpike Road-Nettle Creek Bridge
County Bridge #197
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.91070, -85.16906   (decimal degrees)
39°54'39" N, 85°10'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/656496/4419450 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hagerstown
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8900147 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17275 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 60.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
795

Update Log 

  • June 5, 2017: New photos from Tony Dillon
  • November 1, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder and designer
  • October 31, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic name
  • July 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added truss type.

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger

Comments 

Teetor Bridge
Posted September 9, 2014, by tim (haushold [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Some sort of repair or update is to begin on or after September 12. Will update when I know more.