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Old Rothrock Mill Bridge/Indian Creek Trail Bridge

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Old Rothrock Bridge Becoming New Again

The O.R.B. is getting a new lease on life. It will soon be used as a pedestrian bridge on the Indian Creek Nature Trail in the Hayswood Nature Preserve in Corydon, IN.

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #203308

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Description 

Link for article on rehabilitation:

http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=201...

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge Through truss bridge relocated (from CR 30 over the Blue River) for a pedestrian trail over Indian Creek in the Hayswood Nature Preserve
Location
Corydon, Harrison County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1915; relocated in 2011-12 to a pedestrian trail over Indian Creek in the Hayswood Nature Preserve
Design
Pin-connected, 9-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 156.5 ft.
Total length: 161.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Crawford County Bridge #39
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.20785, -86.14012   (decimal degrees)
38°12'28" N, 86°08'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/575282/4229226 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Corydon West
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
137
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1300031 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15968 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 71.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2019: New photos from Ben Tate
  • October 14, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • August 11, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • August 2, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • July 9, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • January 27, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated status
  • July 6, 2011: New photos from J.P.
  • July 6, 2011: Updated by James McCray: updated various info to reflect bridge's new location and purpose
  • June 14, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status
  • February 12, 2009: Updated by James McCray
  • March 24, 2008: Updated by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Indian Creek trail progresses in Corydon - The Corydon Democrat - Oct. 14, 2008
  • Luke
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Andrew Raker
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Old Rothrock Mill Bridge/New Indian Creek Trail Bridge
Posted January 27, 2013, by Jim (jisbell844 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The Old Rothrock Mill Bridge is now open as part of the Indian Creek Trail Hayswood section, pedestrain traffic only.

Old Rothrock Mill Bridge/New Indian Creek Trail Bridge
Posted August 9, 2012, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

looks like what we have here is a spammer.

Old Rothrock Mill Bridge/New Indian Creek Trail Bridge
Posted November 3, 2011, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)
Rothrock Mill Bridge
Posted June 14, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Knew this was planned.......good to see it coming together!

Unique color that they have chosen.

Rothrock Mill Bridge
Posted June 14, 2011, by Brian Creek (briandcreek [at] gmail [dot] com)