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Big Branch Creek Bridge

Photos 

South Side looking West

4/6/2008

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson

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BH Photo #114562

Map 

Video 

Big Branch Creek

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Big Branch Creek on CR 525 East
Location
Sullivan County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1977
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 47.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Sullivan County Bridge #158
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.12085, -87.31085   (decimal degrees)
39°07'15" N, 87°18'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/473128/4330233 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dugger
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7700136 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17066 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 40.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
190

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,757)
Functionally obsolete (7,984)
Indiana (4,198)
Open (36,539)
Owned by county (18,847)
Pony truss (15,049)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,556)
Sullivan County, Indiana (69)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,839)
Truss (29,437)
Warren pony truss (2,948)
Warren truss (5,785)

Update Log 

  • September 1, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • March 24, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 5, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added GPS coordinates, Alternate name and Design
  • May 30, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com