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Branch Rock Lick Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James McCray

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Branch Rock Lick Creek on CR 500 South
Location
Lawrence County, Indiana
Status
Removed and replaced with a culvert
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.9 ft.
Total length: 90.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Lawrence County Bridge #80
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.78472, -86.43667   (decimal degrees)
38°47'05" N, 86°26'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/548927/4293038 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bedford East
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4700053 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16494 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2010)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
261

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • April 29, 2017: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added bridge number and photos
  • January 2, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Bridge is being replaced.
  • January 9, 2012: New photo from Nick
  • July 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added truss type.
  • April 5, 2010: New photos from James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Nick
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Branch Rock Lick Creek Bridge
Posted January 2, 2013, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Unfortunately true and apparently an in-house job to keep out the red tape of this bridge being a "Select" span.

http://www.wbiw.com/local/archives/2012/10/work_continues_on...

Branch Rock Lick Creek Bridge
Posted January 2, 2013, by T.M. (apmarino1966 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge and the one next to it are gone.