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Bear Creek CR 500S Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by J.P. in December 0000

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BH Photo #148957

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on CR 500 South
Location
Bartholomew County, Indiana, and Jennings County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 72.1 ft.
Total length: 78.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Bartholomew County Bridge #1
Jennings County Bridge #150
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.13083, -85.68962   (decimal degrees)
39°07'51" N, 85°41'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/613261/4332113 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grammer
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0300003 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15800 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 44.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
93

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Bridge shows as replaced in 2010 on current NBI, confirmed in latest Bing imagery
  • December 17, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Riveted", "One-lane traffic"
  • February 14, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type
  • November 10, 2009: New photos from J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com