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Mahan Bridge

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Description 

This bridge replaced an 1876 wrought iron truss bridge that was moved Northwest to span the Lost River at Pierce Ford. Contract price was $29,894.15

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete arch bridge over Lost River on US 150
Location
Orange County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1968; Replaced 2005
Builder
- Burk Construction Co. of New Castle, Indiana
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.8 ft.
Total length: 228.6 ft.
Deck width: 33.1 ft.
Also called
Lost River US 150 Bridge
Lambdin/Mahan Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.58125, -86.59866   (decimal degrees)
38°34'52" N, 86°35'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/534957/4270385 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
French Lick
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
5,365
Inventory numbers
INNBI 027480 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16749 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 97.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (12,467)
Built 1927 (873)
Built during 1920s (10,113)
Burk Construction Co. (19)
Deck arch (11,706)
Have street view (27,839)
Indiana (5,012)
Lost (26,752)
Lost 2005 (442)
Lost during 2000s (4,308)
Navigable waterway (2,184)
Orange County, Indiana (53)
Owned by state (16,265)
Replaced by new bridge (18,148)
Skewed (4,970)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,281)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,350)
US 150 (12)

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed status to "Lost", also added builder and other information.
  • August 13, 2018: New Street View added by Jeff Wieland

Sources 

  • Jeff Wieland
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com