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Busseron Creek Bridge

Photos 

South side

4/6/2008

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson

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BH Photo #114627

Map 

Video 

Busseron Creek Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Busseron Creek on CR 300 North
Location
Sullivan County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1935
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 66.9 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.3 ft.
Also called
Sullivan County Bridge #172
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.12809, -87.31785   (decimal degrees)
39°07'41" N, 87°19'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/472526/4331039 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hymera
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7700146 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17080 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 43.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
220

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,582)
Functionally obsolete (7,988)
Indiana (4,198)
Open (36,591)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,050)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,903)
Sullivan County, Indiana (69)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)
Truss (29,443)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,790)

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
  • June 1, 2008: New photo from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Chris Light - CJKADJ [at] juno [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Busseron Creek Bridge
Posted October 5, 2007, by Chris Light (cjkadj [at] juno [dot] com)

GPS: 39.202250,-86.869440

1 south side

2 east approach

3 steel angle

4 truss joint

5 north side

6 east approach

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