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Cale Road Bridge

Photos 

North side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2009

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BH Photo #140606

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Sulphur Creek on CR 250 East
Location
Martin County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1993; removed 2010
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Sulphur Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.79444, -86.74833   (decimal degrees)
38°47'40" N, 86°44'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/521855/4293996 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Williams
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
63
Inventory numers
INNBI 5100006 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16638 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2008)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 44.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 9, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • July 26, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Alignment was changed here...bridge might be in storage for reuse.
  • February 5, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: This bridge has been replaced.
  • May 25, 2009: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sulphur Creek Bridge
Posted May 26, 2009, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

The date on this bridge is incorrect. It is a riveted span that probably dates to around 1920.