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Beech Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #344946

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Beech Creek on CR 830 E
Location
Greene County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1880; replaced 1992
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 46.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Also called
Greene County Bridge #26
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.06000, -86.78833   (decimal degrees)
39°03'36" N, 86°47'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/518313/4323456 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Solsberry
Land survey
T. 7 N., R. 3 W., Sec. 7
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
110
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2800018 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39194 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 74.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

19th Century (6,427)
Built during 1880s (1,703)
Greene County, Indiana (82)
Indiana (4,260)
Lost (19,820)
Lost 1992 (435)
Lost during 1990s (3,758)
Pony truss (15,203)
Replaced by new bridge (13,123)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,123)
Structurally deficient (17,945)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,166)
Truss (29,903)

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