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Veale Creek IN 257 Bridge

Photos 

West side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2009

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BH Photo #140478

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Veale Creek on IN 257
Location
Daviess County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge and stored by the state for 10 years.
Future prospects
INDOT Historic Bridge Marketing Program page for this bridge http://www.in.gov/indot/3357.htm
History
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1977
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 85.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Indiana State Highway Bridge #257-14-3017A
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.63028, -87.12917   (decimal degrees)
38°37'49" N, 87°07'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/488757/4275757 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington
Inventory numbers
INNBI 030960 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
INDOT 257-14-03017A (Indiana Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 15989 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2011)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 27.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
4,226

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • June 22, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status as bridge is now in storage
  • August 27, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added link for INDOT marketing program page
  • April 20, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • May 22, 2009: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com