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Big Creek, Branch-Huey Rd. Bridge

Photos 

West side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in April 2009

Enlarge

BH Photo #136646

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Big Creek on Huey Road
Location
Posey County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
3-panel, bolted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Old County Bridge #163
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.05614, -87.79478   (decimal degrees)
38°03'22" N, 87°47'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/430273/4212342 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wadesville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6500238 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16875 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2013)
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: 98.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
120

Categories 

3-panel truss (123)
Built 1905 (723)
Built during 1900s (6,283)
Have street view (22,093)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,691)
Lost 2010 (377)
Lost during 2010s (2,006)
NR-eligible (3,971)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,050)
Posey County, Indiana (67)
Replaced by new bridge (12,390)
Select (535)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Truss (29,444)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,791)

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: NBI incorrectly indicates this as a rehab...but in reality it was replaced.
  • March 15, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Street view
  • March 6, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate name and Design
  • April 6, 2009: New photos from Robert Stephenson

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