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Hooppole Ditch Bridge

Photo 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Hooppole Ditch on 400 N
Location
Spencer County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1905; replaced 1993
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 27.9 ft.
Total length: 29.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Also called
Spencer County Bridge #64
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.94500, -87.20833   (decimal degrees)
37°56'42" N, 87°12'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/481695/4199733 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richland City
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7400060 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39627 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1990)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
300

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