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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
100
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7300088 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17017 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 28.2 (out of 100)
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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.