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Boggs Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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BH Photo #190908

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Boggs Creek on CR 400 North (CR66)
Location
Martin County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1897; replaced 2005
Builder
- Brackett Bridge Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio
Design
Pinned, Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 65.9 ft.
Deck width: 10.8 ft.
Also called
Martin County Bridge #30
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.71639, -86.86472   (decimal degrees)
38°42'59" N, 86°51'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/511760/4285313 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shoals
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5100007 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16626 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2006)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 81.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
156

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • May 24, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Bridge has been replaced

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Comments 

Boggs Creek Bridge
Posted February 13, 2013, by jackwooten (jackwooten37 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

SORRY TO HEARE ABOUT THIS BRIDGE, I THINK THE NUT WHO CAME UP WITH DESTROYING OUR BRIDGES IS ABSOLUTELY NOT INTRESTED IN AMERICAS FUTURE, DESTROY TRUSS BRIGE AN FEPLACE WITH CONCRETE SLABS IS LUDICROUS. SAVE AMERICA SAVE OUT OLD BRIDGES ESPECIALLY THE OLD HALETOWN TN BRIDGE. jackwooten37@yahoo.com

Boggs Creek Bridge
Posted February 12, 2013, by Dan Reitmeyer (dan [at] clrconstruction [dot] com)

Would liked to have saved this bridge, but it was scrapped, when it was removed