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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 Daffrob

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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
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4200224 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16450 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 42.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
130

Categories 

4-panel truss (257)
Built 1925 (1,136)
Built during 1920s (8,774)
Functionally obsolete (7,990)
Indiana (4,198)
Knox County, Indiana (74)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Non-Select (301)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,582)
Owned by county (18,854)
Pony truss (15,049)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,902)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,438)
Truss (29,442)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,790)

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