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Big Walnut 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 #157061

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on CR 850 S
Location
Putnam County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1900; replaced 1992
Design
Pinned Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 178.2 ft.
Total length: 182.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.5 ft.
Also called
County bridge #160
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.53583, -86.97642   (decimal degrees)
39°32'09" N, 86°58'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/502026/4376241 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Reelsville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6700139 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39593 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/1990)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
200

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • March 5, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

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