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Crooked Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #370636

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Crooked Creek on 1010 N
Location
Spencer County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1897
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Also called
Spencer County Bridge #135
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.03286, -86.89220   (decimal degrees)
38°01'58" N, 86°53'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/509459/4209465 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Santa Claus
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7400123 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39631 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1990)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
100

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Built 1897 (196)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,664)
Pony truss (15,049)
Replaced by new bridge (12,364)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,556)
Spencer County, Indiana (74)
Structurally deficient (18,414)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,839)
Truss (29,437)

Update Log 

  • November 23, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added bridge numbers, photos and fixed coordinates
  • July 11, 2009: Updated by J.P.
  • 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