Deer Creek Fish & Wildlife Area Bridge
Gov. Daniels standing on the bridge during the dedication of the Deer Creek Fish & Wildlife Area.
BH Photo #244790
For many years this bridge was isolated within the confines of the Putnamville Correctional Facility's state farm land. Recently, due to a land swap with Camp Atterbury, a portion of this land was transformed into the Deer Creek Fish & Wildlife Area and now has limited accessibility to the public.
- Pratt through truss bridge over Deer Creek in Deer Creek Fish & Wildlife Area
- Putnam County, Indiana
- Open to traffic
- Built in 1908 by the Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co.
- - Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co. of Elkhart, Indiana
- Pinned Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 98.7 ft.
Total length: 101.7 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
- Also called
- Indiana State Farm Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.55071, -86.88930 (decimal degrees)
39°33'03" N, 86°53'21" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/509510/4377898 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory numbers
- INNBI 060030 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16925 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 11/2014)
- Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 50.6 (out of 100)
- Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
- February 16, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
- April 3, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon
- Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
- Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com