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Branch South Fork Patoka River Bridge

Photos 

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

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Branch South Fork Patoka River on CR 490 East
Location
Pike County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.1 ft.
Total length: 59.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Pike County Bridge #144
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.23833, -87.18167   (decimal degrees)
38°14'18" N, 87°10'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/484101/4232274 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Folsomville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6300098 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16847 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2013)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
56

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added bridge numbers and photos
  • November 19, 2016: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • September 18, 2015: Updated by Tony Dillon: Confirmed lost
  • November 22, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • April 15, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Branch South Fork Patoka River Bridge
Posted September 17, 2015, by Mike Daffron (daffronmike [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Sure looks like bridge is gone, per satellite view.