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Sulpher Fork Bridge

Photo 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Sulpher Fork on CR 126
Location
Perry County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; replaced 1998
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Perry County Bridge #36
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.09977, -86.69215   (decimal degrees)
38°05'59" N, 86°41'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/526991/4216929 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gatchel
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6200025 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39531 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/1991)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 44.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
10

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,774)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,686)
Lost 1998 (386)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Perry County, Indiana (29)
Pony truss (15,049)
Replaced by new bridge (12,384)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,903)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)
Truss (29,442)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,790)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2017: Updated by Mike Daffron: Fixed coordinates and added county bridge number
  • April 5, 2010: Updated by J.P.: updated bridge design
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

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