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North Fork Coal Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Tom Hall

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BH Photo #115651

Map 

Video 

NF Coal Creek CR 500 E Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over North Fork Coal Creek on CR 500 East
Location
Fountain County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca.1910 by the Attica Bridge Company
Builder
- Attica Bridge Co. of Attica, Indiana
Design
6-panel, Bolted Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.9 ft.
Total length: 94.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #97
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.18109, -87.16739   (decimal degrees)
40°10'52" N, 87°10'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/485749/4447870 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mellott
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2300075 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16133 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
120

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • November 5, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • October 5, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 26, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

North Fork Coal Creek Bridge
Posted November 5, 2017, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is such a great bridge! You can see it for quite a distance.