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Billy Creek Bridge CR 400 E

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #354160

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Billy Creek on CR 400 E
Location
Clay County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1935; replaced 1992
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Also called
Clay County Bridge # 83
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.51175, -87.03327   (decimal degrees)
39°30'42" N, 87°01'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/497139/4373568 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brazil East
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1100074 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38899 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/1990)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
200

Categories 

Built 1935 (1,669)
Built during 1930s (10,691)
Clay County, Indiana (61)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,940)
Lost 1992 (427)
Lost during 1990s (3,716)
Pony truss (15,083)
Replaced by new bridge (12,565)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,525)
Truss (29,548)
Warren pony truss (2,956)
Warren truss (5,825)

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • May 30, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Fixed location
  • January 31, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com