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Short Creek Bridge CR 500 W

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #371367

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Short Creek on CR 500 W
Location
Dubois County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1917; replaced 1996
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Also called
Dubois County Bridge #81
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.26167, -86.99833   (decimal degrees)
38°15'42" N, 86°59'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/500145/4234848 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Huntingburg
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1900057 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39110 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/1990)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 36.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
100

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: added bridge number and photo
  • February 4, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com