Rating:
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McAdoo Creek-Spring Switch Rd. Bridge

Photos 

North side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in April 2009

Enlarge

BH Photo #136656

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over McAdoo Creek on Spring Switch Road (CR 100S)
Location
Posey County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced
Design
3-panel, bolted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #310
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.02414, -87.84821   (decimal degrees)
38°01'27" N, 87°50'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/425553/4208832 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wadesville
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
140
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6500315 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16881 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2014)
Sufficiency rating: 20.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,929)
Have street view (23,543)
Indiana (4,241)
Lost (19,648)
One-lane traffic (7,486)
Owned by county (18,958)
Pony truss (15,161)
Posey County, Indiana (68)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,965)
Structurally deficient (18,105)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,063)
Truss (29,813)
Warren pony truss (2,983)
Warren truss (5,937)

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2016: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • August 3, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Ugly, gaping hole
  • March 15, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Street view
  • April 6, 2009: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

McAdoo Creek Bridge
Posted August 22, 2014, by TM (apmarino1966 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I was just out there not too long ago. This bridge has been removed completely. Must have really deteriorated.

McAdoo Creek Bridge
Posted April 5, 2009, by Robert Stephenson (seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Indiana Historic Bridges Inventory Summary & Results

http://www.in.gov/indot/6959.htm

It will be interesting to see how many of the Non-Select bridges will be on the list for preservation(expected Summer 2009). The McAdoo Creek bridge is on the Non-Select list.