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South Fork Patoka River Bridge CR 775 S

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #157699

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over South Fork Patoka River on CR 775 South
Location
Pike County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 71.8 ft.
Total length: 77.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Also called
Pike County Bridge #100
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.30778, -87.27472   (decimal degrees)
38°18'28" N, 87°16'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/475981/4240000 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakland City
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6300071 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16858 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2007)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 84.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
33

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,582)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,689)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pike County, Indiana (34)
Pony truss (15,050)
Replaced by new bridge (12,388)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,903)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Truss (29,444)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • December 1, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added County bridge number
  • March 11, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • August 23, 2009: Updated by J.P.: replaced by a new bridge

Sources 

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