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Leistner Creek Bridge CR 600 N

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #371324

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Leistner Creek on CR 600 North
Location
Dubois County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1900; replaced 2005
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.0 ft.
Total length: 41.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Also called
Dubois County Bridge #44
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.46722, -86.80861   (decimal degrees)
38°28'02" N, 86°48'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/516696/4257673 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dubois
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1900034 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16086 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2006)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
45

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,285)
Dubois County, Indiana (55)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,697)
Lost 2005 (375)
Lost during 2000s (3,723)
Owned by county (18,857)
Pony truss (15,054)
Replaced by new bridge (12,393)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,862)
Truss (29,451)

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: added bridge number and photos
  • May 24, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: History and status

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Leistner Creek Bridge
Posted August 16, 2007, by Rod Detty (zonechair [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This photo says it all.

Leistner Creek Bridge
Posted December 20, 2006, by Clark Griswold

This pony truss has been dismantled and replace by a modern bridge.