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Smith Fork Bridge

Photos 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Smith Fork on IN 61
Location
Warrick County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930; replaced 1994
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Also called
Indiana State Highway Bridge #61-87-705
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.22500, -87.29833   (decimal degrees)
38°13'30" N, 87°17'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/473887/4230821 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lynnville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 021670 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39720 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/1991)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 34.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
1,400

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: added bridge number and photos
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com