Big Blue River

Indiana
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Big Blue River Bridge (Rush County, Indiana)
Built ca.1895;replaced 1993
Lost through truss bridge over Big Blue River on CR 925 W
Replaced by new bridge

Big Blue River Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1976; replaced 1997
Lost through truss bridge over Big Blue River on IN 44
Replaced by new bridge

Big Blue River Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Moved to this location at unknown date, inacessable by road.
Abandoned warren pony truss bridge over Big Blue River, located just North of US 36 bridge.
Abandoned

Big Blue River Bridge (Johnson County, Indiana)
Built 1943
Arch bridge over Big Blue River on Southbound US 31
Open to traffic

Big Blue River SR 9 Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built 1935; replaced 1994
Lost concrete arch bridge over Big Blue River on IN 9
Replaced by new bridge

Big Blue River US 31 Bridge (Johnson County, Indiana)
Southbound bridge built 1943; northbound built ca. 1950
Pair of four-span concrete arch bridges over Big Blue River on US 31 in Edinburgh
Open to traffic

Cedar Ford Covered Bridge 14-73-01x (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built in 1885 by the Kennedy Bros., moved to fairgrounds in 1970's, now dismantled.
Burr Arch truss bridge originally over Big Blue River
Replaced by new bridge in 1975, moved to the county fairgrounds where it remained until being dismantled. Now the parts are being used to build a new bridge in Monroe County.

CKS - Big Blue River Bridge (Rush County, Indiana)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Big Blue River on Carthage, Knightstown, & Shirley Railroad
abandoned

County Line Bridge (Hancock County, Indiana)
Built 1916 by Burk Construction Co.
Parker through truss bridge over Big Blue River on CR 900 East
Open to traffic

CSX Big Blue River Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built 1916 by the King Bridge Co. Once hosted named passenger trains such as the James Whitcomb Riley of the New York Central Railroad, today CSX utilizes the line only occasionally on a turn from Indy to Shelbyville.
Warren through truss bridge over Big Blue River in Shelbyville
Open

Fox Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built ca.1910;replaced 1992
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Big Blue River on CR 175 E
New bridge built upstream on a new alignment, but bridge removed.

Little King's Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Built ca.1910; rehabilitated 1983; replaced 1997
Lost pony truss bridge over Big Blue River on CR 125 W
Replaced by new bridge on a new alignment and destroyed

Melbrook Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Pony truss bridge over a Branch of Big Blue River on Edinburgh Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Mindenhall Hill Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Built in 1915 by the Pan American Bridge Co. of New Castle.
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Big Blue River on 100 S in New Castle
Replaced by new bridge

Monkey Jack Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Built in 1910, closed in 1970's
Pony truss bridge over Big Blue River on CR 225 West
Closed to all traffic with deck missing

National Road Heritage Trail - Big Blue River Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Big Blue River on National Road Heritage Trail (Formerly Pennsylvania Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

Spiceland Pike Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Built 1935
Concrete arch bridge over a branch of Big Blue River on Spiceland Pike
Open to traffic

Stone Quarry Mill Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Built in 1893 by the Toledo Bridge Company
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Blue River on CR 600S
Replaced by new bridge

THI&E - Big Blue River Bridge (Knightstown) (Henry County, Indiana)
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Blue River on Terre Haute, Indianapolis, & Eastern Traction Co.
Removed but not replaced

Van Nuys Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Built 1925; rehabilitated 2000
Concrete arch bridge over Big Blue River on CR 200 North
Open to traffic