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Muscatatuck River IN 256 West Bridge

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Overview

IN HWY 256 cross the Muscatatuck River two times in a distance of about 2.5 miles. From west to east, this is the first of two identical bridges.

Photo taken by James McCray

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Muscatatuck River IN 256 West Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on IN 256
Location
Washington County, Indiana, and Jackson County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1941; rehabilitated 1982
Design
Riveted Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 174.8 ft.
Total length: 284.7 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.74194, -85.90000   (decimal degrees)
38°44'31" N, 85°54'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/595597/4288714 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Little York
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
533
Inventory numbers
INNBI 030830 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17227 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 76.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 14, 2018: New video from Mike Daffron
  • October 14, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • April 9, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • February 4, 2008: New photos from James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com