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Martindale Bridge

Photos 

West side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in April 2008

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BH Photo #116305

Map 

Video 

Martindale Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Four Mile Creek on CR 600 West
Location
Greene County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 85.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Four Mile Creek Bridge
County Bridge #195
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.01333, -87.05333   (decimal degrees)
39°00'48" N, 87°03'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/495382/4318257 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Switz City
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2800135 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16212 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
420

Categories 

5-panel truss (450)
Built 1905 (725)
Built during 1900s (6,280)
Greene County, Indiana (79)
Indiana (4,198)
NR-eligible (3,971)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Open (36,528)
Owned by county (18,846)
Pin-connected (3,200)
Pony truss (15,046)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,016)
Select (535)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,786)
Structurally deficient (18,407)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,923)
Truss (29,433)

Update Log 

  • October 14, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • May 2, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 8, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added historic name and county bridge #
  • July 1, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

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