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Lost River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2015

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BH Photo #323978

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Video 

Lost River Bridge

Yes, this is a replacement for a beautiful truss bridge, still is better than most eyesores.

video by Mike Daffron

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Lost River on CR 70 West
Location
Martin County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1996
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 119.1 ft.
Total length: 125.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.53806, -86.80444   (decimal degrees)
38°32'17" N, 86°48'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/517043/4265534 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rusk
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
99
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5100046 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16636 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 86 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2021: New video from Mike Daffron
  • June 2, 2020: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • January 3, 2019: New photos from Carl Crasher
  • May 5, 2015: New photos from Mike Daffron

Related Bridges 

  • Abel Hill Bridge (Predecessor) - This 1877 beauty was replaced with a less-than-exciting mail-order bridge!

Sources 

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

Comments 

Lost River Bridge
Posted June 13, 2015, by Mike Daffron (daffronmike [at] yahoo [dot] com)

No question former bridge is superior, but new one better than most replacements