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Storm Creek Ditch Bridge

Photos 

A shame the that old truss wasn't left at this very attractive park!

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March, 2017

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BH Photo #382681

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Storm Creek Ditch on Old CR 500 N
Location
Jackson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1925
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 53.2 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.95495, -85.80166   (decimal degrees)
38°57'18" N, 85°48'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/603833/4312460 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3600998 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39278 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/1988)
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: 19.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1985)
100

Categories 

Built 1925 (1,131)
Built during 1920s (8,757)
Indiana (4,198)
Jackson County, Indiana (64)
Lost (18,667)
Pony truss (15,049)
Replaced by new bridge (12,365)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,556)
Structurally deficient (18,414)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,429)
Truss (29,437)

Update Log 

  • March 11, 2017: Updated by Mike Daffron: Bridge has been replaced
  • March 29, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Fixed coordinates
  • February 5, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com