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Ramp Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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BH Photo #374941

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Ramp Creek on CR 550 West
Location
Putnam County, Indiana
Status
Replaced
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1988
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Putnam County Bridge #11
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.80111, -86.94417   (decimal degrees)
39°48'04" N, 86°56'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/504779/4405684 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Russellville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6700010 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16949 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2007)
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: 91.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
210

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,130)
Built during 1910s (8,748)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,665)
Owned by county (18,847)
Pony truss (15,049)
Putnam County, Indiana (78)
Replaced by new bridge (12,365)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,791)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,930)
Truss (29,437)
Wooden deck (5,863)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2017: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added bridge numbers and photos
  • April 3, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com