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Marble Branch 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 #159191

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Marble Branch of Grants Creek on Grants Creek Road
Location
Switzerland County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1897 by the Brackett Bridge Company; replaced 1999
Builder
- Brackett Bridge Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio
Design
Pinned Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #29
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.89899, -84.89301   (decimal degrees)
38°53'56" N, 84°53'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/682716/4307677 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aberdeen
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
348
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7800024 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39653 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 89.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 27, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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