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Fall Creek CR 600S Bridge

Photos 

Deck view, looking West

Joshua Collins, December 2006

BH Photo #109265

Map 

Street View 

Video 

Fall Creek Bridge

Mike Daffron

Play video on YouTube

Description 

Longest pony truss remaining in the state

Facts 

Overview
Bypassed pony truss bridge over Fall Creek on CR 600 South
Location
Madison County, Indiana
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1916; Bypassed 1997
Builder
- Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co. of Elkhart, Indiana
Design
10-panel Warren pony truss with substantial skew
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 142.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Skew angle
67 degrees
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #170 (Bypassed)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.01887, -85.64649   (decimal degrees)
40°01'08" N, 85°38'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/615505/4430728 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Anderson South
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4800145 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 36117 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/1989)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
700

Update Log 

  • October 14, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • March 11, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • November 27, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • May 22, 2011: New photos from Tony Dillon
  • October 25, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Imported data from NBI
  • October 25, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins: added gps coordinates
  • July 5, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon: builder and changed date
  • October 8, 2007: Posted photos from Joshua Collins

Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Brent Tindall - bizzat219 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com