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Big Blue River Bridge

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Big Blue River on CR 925 W
Location
Rush County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca.1895;replaced 1993
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss/ Pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 203.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.5 ft.
Also called
Rush County Bridge #5
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.70852, -85.61595   (decimal degrees)
39°42'31" N, 85°36'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/618644/4396322 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carthage
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
100
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7000005 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39602 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 27, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Adjusted GPS coordinates
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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