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Big Creek Bridge

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BH Photo #155134

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Big Creek on IN 3
Location
Jefferson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1968; replaced 1992
Builder
- Indiana State Highway Department
Design
Riveted Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 198.2 ft.
Total length: 200.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.80991, -85.64676   (decimal degrees)
38°48'36" N, 85°38'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/617494/4296551 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Deputy
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
1,994
Inventory numbers
INNBI 000740 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39305 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 14, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder, truss type, and adj. GPS coordinates.
  • February 6, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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