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Bear Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo from SHAARD database.

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BH Photo #155148

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Bear Creek on Mexico Ridge Road
Location
Ohio County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1916; replaced 1993
Design
Riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 87.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Also called
Ohio County Bridge #7
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.93566, -85.11548   (decimal degrees)
38°56'08" N, 85°06'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/663338/4311324 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bear Branch
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
100
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5800006 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39505 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 70.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 14, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Truss type, alt. name, adj. GPS coordinates
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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