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Big Creek-Crab Orchard Rd. 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
Lost through truss bridge over Big Creek on Crab Orchard Road (CR 250S)
Location
Posey County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1899, Replaced 2001
Design
Pinned, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 97.1 ft.
Total length: 99.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #20
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.00411, -87.94024   (decimal degrees)
38°00'15" N, 87°56'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/417453/4206687 (zone/easting/northing)
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Solitude
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6500040 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16867 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2006)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 87.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
125

Update Log 

  • March 20, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate Name and Design
  • June 28, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Bridge has been replaced

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Comments 

Big Creek Bridge
Posted January 2, 2007, by Clark Griswold

In 2001 this through truss was replaced by a modern bridge.