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Whiskey Run Bridge

Photos 

Bridge Entryway

I found this bridge via Google Earth satellite and was actually expecting it to be much bigger!

Photo taken by Bob Fish

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BH Photo #113892

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Whiskey Run on CR 575 North
Location
Crawford County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1905
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.4 ft.
Total length: 39.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Crawford County Bridge #11
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.37500, -86.35972   (decimal degrees)
38°22'30" N, 86°21'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/555927/4247617 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milltown
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1300008 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15981 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2013)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
136

Categories 

Built 1905 (728)
Built during 1900s (6,350)
Crawford County, Indiana (31)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,947)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Non-Select (301)
One-lane traffic (7,434)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pony truss (15,088)
Replaced by new bridge (12,571)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,739)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,936)
Truss (29,557)
Warren pony truss (2,957)
Warren truss (5,827)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2016: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • July 18, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Bridge has been replaced
  • April 30, 2008: New photos from Bob Fish

Sources 

  • Bob Fish - crossledguy [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com