Rating:
3 votes

Big Bayou Bridge

Photos 

North side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in August 2008

Enlarge

BH Photo #123293

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Big Bayou on CR 550 South
Location
Gibson County, Indiana
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1901
Design
Riveted, 3-panel Warren bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #401
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.26957, -87.86255   (decimal degrees)
38°16'10" N, 87°51'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/424547/4236076 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keensburg
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2600282 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16182 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2006)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.0 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • March 24, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 22, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate name and Design
  • September 8, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com