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Seed Tick 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 #368336

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Seed Tick Creek on CR 480 W
Location
Martin County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1925; replaced 1991 with a culvert
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 37.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Also called
Martin County Bridge #32
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.73689, -86.87735   (decimal degrees)
38°44'13" N, 86°52'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/510659/4287586 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Loogootee
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5100009 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39440 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/1990)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
200

Categories 

Built 1925 (1,128)
Built during 1920s (8,729)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,584)
Lost 1991 (293)
Lost during 1990s (3,704)
Martin County, Indiana (47)
Pony truss (15,024)
Replaced by new bridge (12,304)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,487)
Structurally deficient (18,360)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,799)
Truss (29,377)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • October 22, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added County Bridge Number
  • February 7, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron