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Branch Mariah Creek Bridge CR 800 E

Photo 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Mariah Creek on CR 800 East
Location
Knox County, Indiana
Status
Removed and replaced
History
Built ca. 1920, Removed sometime after 2001.
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 58.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Knox County Bridge #151
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.89306, -87.31556   (decimal degrees)
38°53'35" N, 87°18'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/472634/4304956 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bucktown
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4200017 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16449 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2008)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 78.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
130

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,774)
Indiana (4,198)
Knox County, Indiana (74)
Lost (18,693)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,050)
Replaced by new bridge (12,391)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,903)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)
Truss (29,444)

Update Log 

  • December 8, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: added bridge number and photo
  • June 21, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Branch Mariah Creek Bridge
Posted February 22, 2013, by Dan Reitmeyer (dan [at] clrconstruction [dot] com)

This bridge is on private property in Vigo county Indiana, north of Terre Haute.

Branch Mariah Creek Bridge
Posted January 3, 2007, by Clark Griswold

In 2001 a modern bridge replaced this pony truss.

Branch Mariah Creek Bridge
Posted January 3, 2007, by Clark Griswold

In 2001 a new modern bridge replaced this pony truss.