Rating:
2 votes

Wildcat Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

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Map 

Description 

Was closed for many years. Asphalt deck had large holes prompting closure. Severely vandalized before razed.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Wildcat Creek on CR 500 East
Location
Carroll County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge, concrete deck
History
Built ca. 1910, replaced in 1993
Builder
- Attica Bridge Co. of Attica, Indiana
Design
Riveted Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 144.0 ft.
Total length: 151.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.5 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #57
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.49009, -86.43064   (decimal degrees)
40°29'24" N, 86°25'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/548251/4482310 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burlington
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
107
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0800043 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38875 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 94.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 26, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • April 5, 2009: Updated by James Norwood
  • January 31, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com