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North side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2009

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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
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5100006 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16638 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2008)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 44.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
63

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

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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.