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Mud Creek IN 26 Bridge

Photos 

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Photo taken by RB

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BH Photo #136548

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Mud Creek on IN 26
Location
Howard County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1947; rehabilitated 1992
Design
Riveted polygonal Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 128.9 ft.
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.42111, -85.90417   (decimal degrees)
40°25'16" N, 85°54'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/592963/4475074 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greentown
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
3,982
Inventory numers
INNBI 006840 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16326 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 12, 2016: Updated by Jim Grey: Corrected all Wildcat Creek references to Mud Creek, as that is the creek this bridge spans
  • April 25, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • April 17, 2010: New photos from James Norwood
  • April 4, 2009: New photo from James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jim Grey - mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Mud Creek IN 26 Bridge
Posted January 11, 2017, by Jeff Wieland (jjwieland [at] gmail [dot] com)

A $484,862 contract to renovate this bridge has been awarded.

Wildcat Creek IN 26 Bridge
Posted February 12, 2016, by Jim Grey (mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com)

Looks like this one just got approved for a half-million-dollar restoration.

http://wishtv.com/2016/02/08/unusual-central-indiana-bridge-...

Wildcat Creek IN 26 Bridge
Posted March 19, 2011, by Richard Tekulve (CANOEINDIANA [at] YAHOO [dot] COM)

This is actually Mud Creek which flows into Wildcat Creek about one mile north of here. Mud Creek begins aprox. 9 miles west of Tipton.

Wildcat Creek IN 26 Bridge
Posted October 3, 2008, by RB (jrbozell45 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

On Hwy 26 east of St Rd 213