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Swinging Creek Bridge

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #370638

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Swinging Creek on 1300 E
Location
Spencer County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1898; replaced 1994
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.8 ft.
Total length: 33.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Also called
Spencer County Bridge #163
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.14333, -86.81000   (decimal degrees)
38°08'36" N, 86°48'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/516648/4221735 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Meinrad
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7400150 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39633 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1990)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
100

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