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Eightmile Creek CR 100W Bridge

Photo 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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BH Photo #190204

Map 

Description 

This nice little filled-spandrel arch still exists although retrofitted with a wider deck and ugly replacement railings.

Markings on the face of the arch are suggestive of other spans built by the Burk Construction Co. of New Castle, Indiana.

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Eightmile Creek on CR 100 West
Location
Wells County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1925
Builder
- Burk Construction Co. of New Castle, Indiana (likely fabricators)
Design
Filled-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 55.1 ft.
Total length: 55.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Wells County Bridge #139
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.89972, -85.24194   (decimal degrees)
40°53'59" N, 85°14'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/648082/4529113 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ossian
Inventory numbers
INNBI 9000105 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17287 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 71.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
425

Categories 

Arch (11,258)
Built during 1920s (8,865)
Burk Construction Co. (15)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,640)
Deck arch (10,495)
Indiana (4,200)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Open (36,865)
Owned by county (18,919)
Select (535)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,002)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,516)
Wells County, Indiana (35)

Update Log 

  • December 11, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: added new information

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