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Big Shawnee Creek Bridge - rural Fountain County, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KC9PDY
N 40° 14.489 W 087° 14.203
16T E 479865 N 4454586
Quick Description: This is is a concrete arch bridge, crossing the Big Shawnee Creek, on County Road 140 East, in Shawnee Township, Fountain County, Indiana.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 7/31/2014 9:21:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMM6QD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
Views: 1

Long Description:
This is is a concrete arch bridge, crossing the Big Shawnee Creek, on County Road 140 East, in Shawnee Township, Fountain County, Indiana.

This bridge is located on County Road 140 East, a blacktop road, otherwise known as East Shawnee Lane, just north of Indiana State Road 55. According to Bridgehunter (visit link) it was Built about 1930, and is of closed spandrel concrete arch construction.

Its length is approximately 104 feet. It has a concrete deck, with a posted weight limit of 8 Tons.

The condition of this interesting old bridge is structurally deficient, according to Bridgehunter (visit link) but appears to have been repaired, recently, with new concrete apparent.

Shawnee Township is one of eleven townships in Fountain County, Indiana, United States. (visit link)

Fountain County lies in the western part of the U.S. state of Indiana on the east side of the Wabash River. The county was officially established in 1826 and was the 53rd in Indiana. (visit link)
Length of bridge: 104 feet

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: motor vehicles

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Big Shawnee Creek


Date constructed: 1930

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: County Road 140 East

Location:
Fountain County, Indiana


Height of bridge: Not listed

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