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Big Creek-Deputy Pike Bridge

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

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Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Big Creek on Deputy Pike
Location
Jefferson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1893; replaced 1991
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
8-panel, Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 110.9 ft.
Total length: 112.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #27
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.78813, -85.58998   (decimal degrees)
38°47'17" N, 85°35'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/622462/4294209 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Volga
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3900017 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39310 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/1990)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 13.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1985)
200

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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