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Willow Pond Ditch Bridge

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #370626

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Willow Pond Ditch on 800 W
Location
Spencer County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1915; replaced 1994
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 33.1 ft.
Total length: 35.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Also called
Spencer County Bridge #27
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.88500, -87.20667   (decimal degrees)
37°53'06" N, 87°12'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/481826/4193075 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richland City
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
250
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7400026 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39623 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 89.4 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1915 (1,144)
Built during 1910s (8,985)
Indiana (4,260)
Lost (19,820)
Lost 1994 (403)
Lost during 1990s (3,758)
Pony truss (15,203)
Replaced by new bridge (13,123)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,123)
Spencer County, Indiana (74)
Structurally deficient (17,945)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,166)
Truss (29,903)

Update Log 

  • November 23, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added bridge numbers and photos
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com