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Birch Creek Bridge CR 150 S

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #157624

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Birch Creek on CR 150 S
Location
Clay County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca.1905; replaced 1992
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #106
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.36370, -87.13942   (decimal degrees)
39°21'49" N, 87°08'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/487989/4357147 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saline City
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1100089 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38901 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/1990)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
200

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2016: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • July 18, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Adjusted coordinates
  • March 9, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added bridge # and truss type
  • January 31, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com