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Dolan Bridge

Photos 

Old and New Bridges at Dolan, Indiana on Old State Road 37

Remarkable photo of this lost bridge *and* the bridge that preceded it.

Indiana Historical Society

View this photo at images.indianahistory.org

BH Photo #182836

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Bean Blossom Creek on Old IN 37
Location
Monroe County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; replaced 1994
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 77.1 ft.
Total length: 159.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Bean Blossom Creek Bridge
Monroe County Bridge #5
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.24191, -86.49876   (decimal degrees)
39°14'31" N, 86°29'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/543255/4343741 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Unionville
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,268
Inventory numers
INNBI 5300003 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39461 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 93.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • May 18, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added county Bridge number
  • October 20, 2010: Updated by Jim Grey: Corrected GPS coords
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Jim Grey - mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com