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Beech Creek Bridge

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East end

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in August 2008

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Beech Creek on CR 550 South
Location
Owen County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1889
Design
Pin-connected bedstead Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Owen #135
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.21149, -86.97730   (decimal degrees)
39°12'41" N, 86°58'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/501959/4340245 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arney
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6000095 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2011)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 30.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
25

Update Log 

  • December 1, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Fixed wayward coordinates
  • September 6, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

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