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Long Branch-Fairground Rd. Bridge

Photo 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Long Branch on Fairground Road
Location
Ripley County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1987; replaced 1994
Design
3-panel, bolted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 37.1 ft.
Total length: 41.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #59
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.13328, -85.33833   (decimal degrees)
39°07'60" N, 85°20'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/643620/4332881 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Osgood
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6900044 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39601 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/1990)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
600

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,130)
Built during 1910s (8,759)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,686)
Lost 1994 (402)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Pony truss (15,049)
Replaced by new bridge (12,384)
Ripley County, Indiana (41)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Truss (29,442)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,790)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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