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Upper Pigeon Creek IN 68 Bridge


Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2016


BH Photo #370807


Street View 


Pony truss bridge over Upper Pigeon Creek on IN 68
Warrick County, Indiana
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1985; Replaced 2019
Riveted Warren pony truss
Length of largest span: 71.8 ft.
Total length: 74.8 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Also called
Indiana State Highway Bridge #68-87-1281B
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.19028, -87.06333   (decimal degrees)
38°11'25" N, 87°03'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/494453/4226928 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 028326 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17199 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43.3 (out of 100)
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Built 1932 (963)
Built during 1930s (11,749)
Have street view (26,948)
IN 68 (3)
Indiana (4,918)
Lost (24,744)
Lost 2019 (132)
Lost during 2010s (3,284)
Owned by state (15,994)
Pony truss (16,186)
Replaced by new bridge (16,586)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,076)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,300)
Truss (32,794)
Warren pony truss (3,359)
Warren truss (6,565)
Warrick County, Indiana (47)

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2020: Updated by Mike Daffron: Bridge has been replaced
  • November 27, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • November 21, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: added bridges number and photos
  • April 20, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.


  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com


Upper Pigeon Creek IN 68 Bridge
Posted April 19, 2020, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

I found out what will be left: nothing. It has been replaced

Upper Pigeon Creek IN 68 Bridge
Posted July 12, 2019, by Ed Hollowell (erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com)

Other than the deck and superstructure what is there left to replace? Sounds like the only parts left are the abutments.

Upper Pigeon Creek IN 68 Bridge
Posted July 10, 2019, by Anthony Marino (amarino [at] indot [dot] in [dot] gov)

The superstructure and deck for this bridge are being replaced; completion scheduled for around mid-August of this year.