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Sulfur Creek Bridge

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West side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2009

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Sulfur Creek on CR 160 East
Location
Martin County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1940; rehabilitated 1991; Replaced 2017
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.3 ft.
Total length: 44.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.78194, -86.76472   (decimal degrees)
38°46'55" N, 86°45'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/520435/4292605 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indian Springs
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5100004 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16637 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 32.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
34

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2017: Updated by Mike Daffron: Bridge has been replaced
  • May 25, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson

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Sulfur Creek Bridge
Posted May 16, 2015, by Mike Daffron (daffronmike [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I would imagine that this creek got it's name from the unfortunate smell that accompanies it.