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Branch Mariah Creek Bridge

Photos 

North end

11-3-2007

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson

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BH Photo #115457

Map 

Video 

Branch Mariah Creek Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Mariah Creek on CR 700 East
Location
Knox County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Design
Skewed, riveted 4-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 58.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Skew angle
45 degrees
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Knox County Bridge #141
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.87039, -87.33403   (decimal degrees)
38°52'13" N, 87°20'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/471023/4302446 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bicknell
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
130
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4200224 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16450 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

4-panel truss (258)
Built 1925 (1,165)
Built during 1920s (9,066)
Functionally obsolete (7,794)
Indiana (4,253)
Knox County, Indiana (74)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Non-Select (300)
One-lane traffic (7,501)
Open (37,162)
Owned by county (19,009)
Pony truss (15,188)
Skewed (4,774)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,166)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,613)
Truss (29,878)
Warren pony truss (2,988)
Warren truss (5,945)

Update Log 

  • September 1, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • December 14, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 28, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate name, Skew angle and updated design
  • June 18, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

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