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Barnard Bridge

Photos 

Barrel shot

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in August 2009

Enlarge

BH Photo #145515

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on County Line Road
Location
Putnam County, Indiana, and Hendricks County, Indiana
Status
Currently open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1915
Design
Riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 143.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Line Road Bridge
Putnam County Bridge #45
Hendricks County Bridge #264
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83056, -86.68667   (decimal degrees)
39°49'50" N, 86°41'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/526812/4408997 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Salem
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6700032 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16904 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
165

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2017: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added bridge numbers and photos
  • May 3, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • June 27, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • August 21, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Bridge still exists
  • April 3, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

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

Comments 

Barnard Bridge
Posted November 9, 2009, by Rebecca Hull (cthull [at] tds [dot] net)

It is circa 1915. According to Iron Monuments to Distant Posterity, Indiana's Metal Bridges, 1870-1930, James L. Cooper

Barnard Bridge
Posted November 9, 2009, by Rebecca Hull (cthull [at] tds [dot] net)

This bridge is Putnam #45, crosses Big Walnut Creek on 900 E. aka County Line Road between, SR 236 and SR 36. Photos taken fall of 2005.