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Clifty Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #158366

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Clifty Creek on IN 7
Location
Bartholomew County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1973; replaced 1997
Builder
- Indiana State Highway Commission
Design
Riveted Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 312.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.18568, -85.87492   (decimal degrees)
39°11'08" N, 85°52'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/597168/4337984 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elizabethtown
Inventory numbers
INNBI 002070 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38840 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/1990)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 43.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
10,000

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type
  • January 31, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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