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Big Pine Creek Ditch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Tom Hall in April 2009

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BH Photo #137472

Map 

Video 

Big Pine Creek Ditch bridge

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Big Pine Creek Ditch on CR 500 North
Location
Benton County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Skewed, riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 46.5 ft.
Total length: 53.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Benton County Bridge #37
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.67861, -87.26361   (decimal degrees)
40°40'43" N, 87°15'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/477722/4503114 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wadena
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0400024 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15824 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 52.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
22

Categories 

Benton County, Indiana (17)
Built during 1920s (8,770)
Functionally obsolete (7,992)
Indiana (4,198)
NR-eligible (3,971)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Open (36,584)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,052)
Riveted (1,875)
Select (535)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,581)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,437)
Truss (29,448)
Warren pony truss (2,949)
Warren truss (5,792)

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • May 27, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • April 19, 2009: New photos from Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Big Pine Creek Ditch Bridge
Posted May 28, 2017, by Mike Daffron (daffronmike [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is one Skewed dude!