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Richland Creek Bridge

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

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BH Photo #344944

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Richland Creek on CR 180 N
Location
Greene County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1992
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 65.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Also called
Greene County Bridge #25
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.05000, -86.89167   (decimal degrees)
39°02'60" N, 86°53'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/509374/4322330 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bloomfield
Land survey
T. 7 N., R. 4 W., Sec. 18
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2800017 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39193 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/1990)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
200

Categories 

Greene County, Indiana (79)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,649)
Lost 1992 (427)
Lost during 1990s (3,706)
Pony truss (15,046)
Replaced by new bridge (12,349)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,889)
Structurally deficient (18,407)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,429)
Truss (29,433)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2016: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • February 5, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

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

Comments 

Richland Creek Bridge
Posted March 10, 2016, by Mike Daffron (daffronmike [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I have made a game of trying to find where the old bridges were and what their new ugly replacements look like. Sorta fun, and yet it pisses me off at the same time. No personality. Boo!