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McCracken Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #373816

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over McCracken Creek on Hammer Road
Location
Morgan County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930; replaced 1994
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 91.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Morgan County Bridge #142
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.62969, -86.43150   (decimal degrees)
39°37'47" N, 86°25'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/548788/4386812 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plainfield
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5500118 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39499 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/1990)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 52.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
100

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,583)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,697)
Lost 1994 (402)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Morgan County, Indiana (62)
Pony truss (15,054)
Replaced by new bridge (12,393)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,805)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,944)
Truss (29,451)

Update Log 

  • December 25, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: added bridge number and photo
  • August 16, 2012: Updated by Brent Tindall: Adjusted GPS coordinates.
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Brent Tindall - bizzat219 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com