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Sand Creek Bridge

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Sand Creek on CR 620 S
Location
Decatur County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1891; replaced 1994
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 131.9 ft.
Total length: 132.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #146
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.24709, -85.53349   (decimal degrees)
39°14'50" N, 85°32'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/626547/4345221 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Westport
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
110
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1600121 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38947 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 12, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • January 31, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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Comments 

Sand Creek Bridge
Posted February 4, 2009, by Tom Hoffman (tehoffm [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This was bridge 146. It was destroyed by an overweight feed truck around the time indicated it was replaced.