Rating:
No votes cast

Little Sugar Creek CR 550E Bridge

Photos 

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

Enlarge

View more info about Indiana historic bridges from the SHAARD database

BH Photo #157526

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Little Sugar Creek on CR 550 East
Location
Montgomery County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1905 with the pony truss added in 1924
Builder
- Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co. (Pony Truss) 1924
Design
5-panel, Pinned Pratt through truss
3-panel, riveted Warren pony
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 123.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.1 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #62
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.04950, -86.80013   (decimal degrees)
40°02'58" N, 86°48'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/517048/4433270 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Darlington
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
120
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5400048 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16679 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 92 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder,truss type, and coordinates
  • October 5, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

Comments 

Little Sugar Creek Bridge
Posted March 11, 2007, by Tom Hall (thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com)

This bridge no longer exists. Has been replaced with modern concrete bridge.