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Blue River Bridge

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Blue River on Base Line
Location
Martin County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1928; replaced 1992
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 21.0 ft.
Total length: 24.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Also called
Martin County Bridge #74
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.54833, -86.79333   (decimal degrees)
38°32'54" N, 86°47'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/518008/4266676 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rusk
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
71
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5100041 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39449 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 22, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added County Bridge Number
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com