Rating:
3 votes

Big Pine Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Tom Hall in October 2006

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BH Photo #115765

Map 

Description 

Likely the last surviving example of the Wabash Bridge & Iron Company's work.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Big Pine Creek on CR 450 East
Location
Warren County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896, rehabilitated in 1970
Builder
- Wabash Bridge & Iron Works of Wabash, Indiana
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.4 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.46500, -87.23528   (decimal degrees)
40°27'54" N, 87°14'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/480053/4479396 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chatterton
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8600078 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17172 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
60

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • February 27, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builders
  • June 22, 2008: Updated by Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com