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Richland Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Joshua Collins

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BH Photo #111639

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Richland Creek on CR 270E
Location
Greene County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1905
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #21
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.04278, -86.89083   (decimal degrees)
39°02'34" N, 86°53'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/509447/4321529 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bloomfield
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2800014 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16225 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2009)
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: 100.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
160

Categories 

5-panel truss (451)
Built 1905 (723)
Built during 1900s (6,283)
Greene County, Indiana (79)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,686)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Non-Select (301)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pin-connected (3,222)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,172)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Replaced by new bridge (12,384)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,804)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2016: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • December 8, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added county bridge #
  • November 22, 2011: Updated by J.P.: bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com