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Abshire Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

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BH Photo #140568

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Williams Creek on Sunrise Road (CR 500 West)
Location
Delaware County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1999
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 50.8 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Williams Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.10356, -85.48052   (decimal degrees)
40°06'13" N, 85°28'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/629508/4440357 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sulphur Springs
Land survey
T. 19 N., R. 9 E., Sec. 15
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
130
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1800090 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16081 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 35.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 11, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • December 11, 2016: New photos from John Key
  • May 26, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added historic name
  • May 24, 2009: New photos from Anthony Dillon

Sources 

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