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Flat Creek Bridge

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

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Flat Creek on CR 200 South
Location
Pike County, Indiana
Status
replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1883; rehabilitated 1990
Builder
- Indianapolis Bridge Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
Wrought iron, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.4 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #276
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.39319, -87.07316   (decimal degrees)
38°23'36" N, 87°04'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/493610/4249444 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Otwell
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
79
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6300175 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16851 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 11, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • August 23, 2009: Updated by J.P.: Replaced by a new bridge

Sources 

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

Comments 

Flat Creek Bridge
Posted December 26, 2006, by Clark Griswold

This historical pony truss from the 1880's has been torn down and replaced by a modern bridge.