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Old IN 18 Pipe Creek Bridge

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Old18MierPipeCreekGrantCTY

Former Pennsylvania Railroad off to left of roadway.

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

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BH Photo #160687

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Pipe Creek on Old IN 18
Location
Mier, Grant County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1900; replaced 1998
Design
Pratt Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 58.1 ft.
Total length: 59.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Grant County Bridge #181
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.57551, -85.82937   (decimal degrees)
40°34'32" N, 85°49'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/599081/4492295 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sweetser
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
330
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2700124 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39187 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 90 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 23, 2010: New photo from James Norwood
  • February 5, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Norwood