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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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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
30
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7400150 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39633 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 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: 96 (out of 100)
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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