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Branch Little Pigeon Creek 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 a branch of Little Pigeon Creek on 960 N
Location
Spencer County, Indiana
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Replaced 1991
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.9 ft.
Total length: 27.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Also called
Spencer County Bridge #87
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.02572, -87.12522   (decimal degrees)
38°01'33" N, 87°07'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/489009/4208675 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
De Gonia Springs
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7400083 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39628 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1990)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
100

Categories 

Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,691)
Lost 1991 (293)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Pony truss (15,050)
Replaced by new bridge (12,390)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Spencer County, Indiana (74)
Structurally deficient (18,443)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Truss (29,444)

Update Log 

  • November 23, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added bridge numbers, photos and fixed coordinates
  • March 17, 2009: Updated by J.P.
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com