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Whetstine Road Bridge

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Photo taken by Satolli Glassmeyer

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Indian Creek on Whetstine Road
Location
Morgan County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1935
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 71.8 ft.
Total length: 75.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.36222, -86.30750   (decimal degrees)
39°21'44" N, 86°18'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/559658/4357202 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Morgantown
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5500025 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16719 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2006)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 11.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
265

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Bridge was replaced in 2010

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