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Melbrook Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2010

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BH Photo #160427

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a Branch of Big Blue River on Edinburgh Road
Location
Shelby County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
3-panel, bolted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Old County Bridge #97
Big Blue River Branch-Edinburgh Rd. Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.39320, -85.92363   (decimal degrees)
39°23'36" N, 85°55'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/592687/4360964 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marietta
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7300088 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17017 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2014)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
100

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Bridge has been replaced
  • December 4, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic name

Sources 

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

Comments 

Melbrook Bridge
Posted October 18, 2015, by David Covington (dcovington46176 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge was lost and replaced with a new bridge around 2014.