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Lye Creek CR 600N Bridge

Photos 

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

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Map 

Description 

This appears to be another early Elkhart span.

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Lye Creek on CR 600 N
Location
Montgomery County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1900; replaced 1992
Design
7-panel, Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 106.0 ft.
Total length: 107.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.4 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #50
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.12779, -86.81010   (decimal degrees)
40°07'40" N, 86°48'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/516179/4441957 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kirkpatrick
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
100
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5400040 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39474 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Changed to a through truss as it was incorrectly labeled as a pony
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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