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Beaver 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 Beaver Creek on Deep Cut Lake Road
Location
Martin County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1994
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.0 ft.
Total length: 85.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.67940, -86.71700   (decimal degrees)
38°40'46" N, 86°43'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/524615/4281238 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Huron
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5100022 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16621 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 47.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
79

Categories 

19th Century (4,503)
Built 1890 (164)
Built during 1890s (1,770)
Indiana (3,451)
Martin County, Indiana (39)
NR-eligible (3,813)
One-lane traffic (7,207)
Open (31,260)
Owned by county (17,093)
Pony truss (13,595)
Pratt pony truss (2,543)
Pratt truss (6,330)
Select (537)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,067)
Steel grate deck (395)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,176)
Truss (25,544)

Update Log 

  • July 21, 2014: New photos from Ed Hollowell
  • May 27, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson
  • May 25, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com