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First 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 #344978

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over First Creek on CR 700 S
Location
Greene County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1996
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 77.1 ft.
Total length: 79.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Also called
Greene County Bridge #90
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.91667, -87.03833   (decimal degrees)
38°55'00" N, 87°02'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/496676/4307529 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lyons
Land survey
. 6 N., R. 6 W., Sec. 26
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2800064 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39199 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/1990)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
100

Categories 

Greene County, Indiana (79)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,691)
Lost 1996 (425)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Pony truss (15,050)
Replaced by new bridge (12,390)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,804)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Truss (29,444)

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