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Indian Creek IN 56 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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Overview
Through truss bridge over Indian Creek on IN 56
Location
Switzerland County, Indiana
Status
Replaced
History
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1977
Builder
- Indiana State Highway Commission (designer)
Design
Riveted Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 197.8 ft.
Total length: 405.7 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.7 ft.
Also called
#56-78-208B
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.72826, -85.10094   (decimal degrees)
38°43'42" N, 85°06'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/665077/4288334 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vevay South
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
2,481
Inventory numbers
INNBI 020420 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17096 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2007)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 58.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 27, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type
  • November 3, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon: removed

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Comments 

Indian Creek IN 56 Bridge
Posted January 18, 2007, by Anonymous

This bridge no longer exists. Traffic had picked up in the county and it was removed in 2006.