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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
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6500315 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16881 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2013)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
140

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,744)
Have street view (22,040)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,649)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Owned by county (18,846)
Pony truss (15,046)
Posey County, Indiana (67)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,549)
Structurally deficient (18,407)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,838)
Truss (29,433)
Warren pony truss (2,946)
Warren truss (5,783)

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.