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Mud Creek IN 26 Bridge

Photos 

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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
Inventory numbers
INNBI 006840 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16326 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
3,982

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