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Branch Lake Drain Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #370643

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Lake Drain on 300 N
Location
Spencer County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1905; replaced 1993
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 25.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Also called
Spencer County Bridge #307
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.93000, -87.09833   (decimal degrees)
37°55'48" N, 87°05'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/491358/4198052 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockport
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
50
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7400231 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39637 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.8 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1905 (740)
Built during 1900s (6,444)
Indiana (4,228)
Lost (19,533)
Lost 1993 (436)
Lost during 1990s (3,737)
Pony truss (15,199)
Span length under 25 feet (5,972)
Spencer County, Indiana (74)
Structurally deficient (18,402)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,115)
Truss (29,910)

Update Log 

  • November 23, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added bridge numbers and photos
  • September 30, 2009: Updated by J.P.: No longer exists
  • 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