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Busseron Creek Bridge

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

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BH Photo #156994

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Busseron Creek on CR 250 West
Location
Sullivan County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1896; replaced 1992
Design
Pinned, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 81.0 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.7 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #54
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.95068, -87.45073   (decimal degrees)
38°57'02" N, 87°27'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/460943/4311400 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carlisle
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
170
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7700047 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39643 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 20, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added build date and adjusted GPS
  • March 4, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added coordinates and truss type.
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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