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White Creek CR 400N Bridge

Photos 

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

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Description 

The pre-1900 Bedstead approach was built by the Lafayette Bridge Company. The through truss was from an unknown firm.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White Creek on County Road 400 North
Location
Jackson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1905; replaced 1993
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana (Bedstead)
Design
5-panel, Bolted Pratt through truss w/3-panel, pinned Bedstead approach.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 77.1 ft.
Total length: 124.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.5 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #63
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.93515, -86.05869   (decimal degrees)
38°56'07" N, 86°03'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/581584/4310001 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brownstown
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
120
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3600041 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39270 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 23, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Truss type and coordinates
  • February 5, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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Comments 

Oathout Ditch Bridge
Posted July 5, 2011, by casey fyfe (fyfecasey [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Me and my aunt own the property to the right of this bridge my grandparents owned it first they took many pictures of it I will try to find.the ditch is also called white creek the bridge also had a wooden floor on the east side of it somewhat a second span rember it very well