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Big Creek-Showers 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 pony truss bridge over Big Creek on Showers Road
Location
Posey County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910; replaced 1997
Design
3-panel, riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 46.9 ft.
Total length: 68.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #135
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.18304, -87.69759   (decimal degrees)
38°10'59" N, 87°41'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/438905/4226354 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cynthiana
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
322
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6500259 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39567 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 87.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Beam (13,772)
Built during 1910s (9,137)
Indiana (4,555)
Lost (21,037)
Lost 1997 (384)
Lost during 1990s (3,799)
Pony truss (15,468)
Posey County, Indiana (72)
Replaced by new bridge (13,800)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,585)
Structurally deficient (17,270)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,846)
Truss (30,747)
Warren pony truss (3,024)
Warren truss (6,031)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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