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Buffalo Creek-Buffalo Bottoms Rd. Bridge

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Buffalo Bottoms Road
Location
Washington County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1898 by the Chicago Bridge Co.; replaced 1997
Builder
- Chicago Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
6-panel, Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 108.9 ft.
Total length: 109.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #13
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.75757, -86.21412   (decimal degrees)
38°45'27" N, 86°12'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/568282/4290167 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Medora
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
112
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8800010 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39735 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 84.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 1, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Adjusted GPS coordinated
  • September 13, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Builder
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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