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Billy Wilson Bridge

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on CR 700 N
Location
Boone County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1905; replaced 1996
Design
8-panel, Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 151.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Sugar Creek CR 700N Bridge Old County Bridge #16
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14200, -86.63666   (decimal degrees)
40°08'31" N, 86°38'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/530949/4443581 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Colfax
Elevation
798 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0600009 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38853 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/1991)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 27.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
100

Update Log 

  • September 26, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added new info
  • March 20, 2010: Updated by Ed Hollowell: Located
  • February 22, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type
  • January 31, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com