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Beech Creek Bridge

Photos 

East end

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in August 2008

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BH Photo #123022

Map 

Video 

Beech Creek Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

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
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
26
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6000095 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2018: New video from Mike Daffron
  • April 19, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 1, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Fixed wayward coordinates
  • September 6, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com