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Bryants 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 #344689

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bryants Creek on CR 150 E
Location
Monroe County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Also called
Monroe County Bridge #40
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.33564, -86.50919   (decimal degrees)
39°20'08" N, 86°30'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/542298/4354138 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5300029 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39462 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1991)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
100

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,748)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,669)
Monroe County, Indiana (47)
Pony truss (15,049)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,559)
Structurally deficient (18,415)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,841)
Truss (29,440)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2015: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

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

Comments 

Bryants Creek Bridge
Posted May 5, 2015, by Mike Daffron

The only thing I can find is a "Hoosier Bypass", which at times is REALLY deep.