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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 

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
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5100034 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16632 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
52

Update Log 

  • 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