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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
93
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0300003 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15800 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2008)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 44.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

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