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Wild Cat Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #388452

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Wild Cat Creek on CR 640 South
Location
Lawrence County, Indiana
Status
has been replaced
History
Built 1915
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.2 ft.
Total length: 33.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Lawrence County Bridge #51
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.76972, -86.28000   (decimal degrees)
38°46'11" N, 86°16'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/562548/4291468 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tunnelton
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4700026 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16517 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2006)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
124

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,130)
Built during 1910s (8,759)
Indiana (4,198)
Lawrence County, Indiana (68)
Lost (18,686)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,049)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • April 29, 2017: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added bridge number
  • September 27, 2010: Updated by J.P.: bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com