Rating:
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Sulpher Ridge Road Bridge

Photos 

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

SHAARD photo

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BH Photo #189808

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Fish Creek on Sulpher Ridge Road (CR 550 West)
Location
Owen County, Indiana
Status
Removed and replaced
History
Built ca. 1900
Design
Pinned, Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Also called
Fish Creek Bridge
County Bridge #85
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.25583, -86.87111   (decimal degrees)
39°15'21" N, 86°52'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/511120/4345175 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spencer
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6000060 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16777 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2006)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
83

Update Log 

  • August 5, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • December 3, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: This bridge has been replaced.
  • December 5, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Updated information

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com