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Big Pine Creek Branch-Old 55 Bridge

Photo 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Branch Big Pine Creek on Old 55
Location
Warren County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1891, rehabilitated in 1980
Design
2-panel, pinned Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.9 ft.
Total length: 28.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #93
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.43969, -87.25899   (decimal degrees)
40°26'23" N, 87°15'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/478035/4476592 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pine Village
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8600079 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17174 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2006)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
60

Categories 

19th Century (6,228)
Built 1891 (187)
Built during 1890s (2,489)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 2005 (378)
Lost during 2000s (3,757)
Owned by county (18,923)
Pony truss (15,085)
Skewed (4,718)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,934)
Truss (29,552)
Warren County, Indiana (36)
Warren pony truss (2,957)
Warren truss (5,826)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2008: Updated by Tom Hall: updated status

Sources 

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