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Branch South Fork Patoka River Bridge CR 520 S

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #371179

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Branch South Fork Patoka River on CR 520 South
Location
Pike County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 21.0 ft.
Total length: 24.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Also called
Pike County Bridge #229
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.34472, -87.30306   (decimal degrees)
38°20'41" N, 87°18'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/473517/4244107 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakland City
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6300120 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16848 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2009)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
61

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,583)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,697)
Owned by county (18,857)
Pike County, Indiana (34)
Pony truss (15,054)
Replaced by new bridge (12,393)
Span length under 25 feet (5,769)
Total length under 25 feet (1,995)
Truss (29,451)

Update Log 

  • December 1, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: added bridge number and photos
  • November 30, 2011: Updated by J.P.: bridge has been replaced

Sources 

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