Rating:
3 votes

Hart Road Bridge

Photos 

North side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2009

Enlarge

BH Photo #140645

Map 

Description 

This bridge is unusual for having 2 spans apparently built at the same time, but featuring 2 different lengths and truss heights.

Facts 

Overview
Two-span pony truss bridge over Boggs Creek on CR 450 West
Location
Martin County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca.1900 by the Champion Bridge Company; rehabilitated 1993
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.4 ft.
Total length: 111.8 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Also called
Boggs Creek Bridge
Martin County Bridge #59
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.68057, -86.87866   (decimal degrees)
38°40'50" N, 86°52'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/510553/4281337 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Loogootee
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5100030 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16628 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
16

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • October 15, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • October 22, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 27, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder
  • May 26, 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