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Hog Creek IN 3 Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James McCray in December 2007

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Street View 

Description 

The previous bridge at this location was a metal three panel Warren pony truss, with a span length of 45' and a roadway width of 15' 4"

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Hog Creek on IN 3
Location
Scott County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1979
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 87.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.68333, -85.69139   (decimal degrees)
38°40'60" N, 85°41'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/613820/4282449 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blocher
Inventory numbers
INNBI 000730 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17008 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
2,134

Categories 

Built 1939 (676)
Built during 1930s (10,583)
Have street view (22,091)
IN 3 (9)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,697)
Lost 2014 (223)
Lost during 2010s (2,006)
Owned by state (13,689)
Pony truss (15,054)
Replaced by new bridge (12,393)
Scott County, Indiana (16)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,805)
Structurally deficient (18,436)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,944)
Truss (29,451)
Warren pony truss (2,950)
Warren truss (5,794)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2016: Updated by J.P.: Bridge has been replaced
  • January 7, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed. Added previous bridge info per bridge plans.
  • April 15, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 18, 2008: New photos from James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth

Comments 

Hog Creek IN 3 Bridge
Posted August 10, 2012, by Evelyn Taylor

I traveled this road times as well as my sniblings going back and forth to school from Lexington to Scottsburg back in the late 1960's and early 1970"s. my children remember the bridge also.