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Big Pipe Creek Bridge

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #160706

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Big Pipe Creek on CR 1100 East
Location
Miami County, Indiana, and Grant County, Indiana
Status
replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1925. Roadway runs down the Miami and Grant County line.
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.4 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Miami County Bridge #148
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59313, -85.86400   (decimal degrees)
40°35'35" N, 85°51'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/596125/4494212 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sweetser
Elevation
805 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5200117 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16639 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2007)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
150

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2008: Updated by Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • James Norwood

Comments 

Big Pipe Creek Bridge
Posted April 6, 2009, by Steve Mitchell (sjmitchell [at] my [dot] trine [dot] edu)

I like the big pipe.