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Raccoon Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

View more info about Indiana historic bridges from the SHAARD database

BH Photo #344151

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Raccoon Creek on CR 150 West
Location
Owen County, Indiana
Status
Bridge has been replaced
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 68.9 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Also called
Owen County Bridge #147
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.19222, -86.79583   (decimal degrees)
39°11'32" N, 86°47'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/517631/4338127 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Freedom
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6000108 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16793 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2006)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 88.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
217

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,691)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,942)
Owen County, Indiana (72)
Owned by county (18,924)
Pony truss (15,086)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,015)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,526)
Truss (29,553)

Update Log 

  • December 21, 2015: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • December 18, 2015: Photo imported by Mike Daffron
  • September 27, 2010: Updated by J.P.: bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com