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Black Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

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Map 

Description 

This was a unique design of the Indiana Bridge Company.

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Black Creek on CR 300 S
Location
Greene County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built in 1893 by the Indiana Bridge Company; removed 1993
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
Arched Warren cantilever bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 41.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.2 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #243
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.98212, -87.16474   (decimal degrees)
38°58'56" N, 87°09'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/485730/4314805 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sandborn
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2800170 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39206 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/1990)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
100

Update Log 

  • March 11, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • May 16, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Year lost and History
  • May 15, 2009: Updated by J.P.
  • February 5, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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