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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
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5100041 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39449 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/1990)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
100

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