Rating:
1 vote

Branch Richland Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

Enlarge

BH Photo #180146

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Richland Creek on CR 25 E
Location
Greene County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a culvert
History
Built 1905; replaced 1994
Design
Bolted, 4-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #85
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.00110, -86.93720   (decimal degrees)
39°00'04" N, 86°56'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/505438/4316900 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bloomfield
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2800059 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39198 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/1990)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
100

Update Log 

  • March 9, 2016: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • October 2, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Lost date
  • October 1, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Changed information as this was over a branch of Richland Creek
  • February 5, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Richland Creek Bridge
Posted September 29, 2010, by Tom Hall (thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com)

I've been down this road several times in the past few years and have never seen a pony truss.

If you look just to the north of the marker on google earth you'll see a culvert pipe, I have a feeling this is where the bridge was.

Richland Creek Bridge
Posted September 29, 2010, by J.P.

could not find this bridge on google earth. there is the abandoned through truss that is east of the road and the covered bridge that is on this road. so any thoughts.