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Friends Creek Bridge

Photos 

East side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2009

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BH Photo #140640

Map 

Video 

Friends Creek Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Friends Creek on CR 580 West
Location
Martin County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1992
Builder
- Brackett Bridge Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio
Design
Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.3 ft.
Total length: 44.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Martin County Bridge #67
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.62528, -86.90028   (decimal degrees)
38°37'31" N, 86°54'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/508680/4275199 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Loogootee
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
52
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5100034 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16632 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2018: New video from Mike Daffron
  • March 13, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • October 15, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • October 15, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • October 22, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added County Bridge Number
  • May 26, 2009: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com