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Moots Creek 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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BH Photo #157730

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Moots Creek on CR 100 East
Location
White County, Indiana
Status
No longer exits
History
Built ca.1925 on a state highway; moved to this location in 1963 and replaced in 2003.
Builders
- Indiana State Highway Commission
- Vincennes Bridge Co. of Vincennes, Indiana
Design
Riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 125.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Also called
White County Bridge Number 228
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.58944, -86.84972   (decimal degrees)
40°35'22" N, 86°50'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/512716/4493193 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brookston
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
750
Inventory numbers
INNBI 9100184 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17311 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 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: 99.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 31, 2019: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added County Bridge Number
  • March 12, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Changed history of this bridge to show it was moved here in 1963.
  • March 12, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • March 21, 2009: Updated by Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Moots Creek 100 East Bridge
Posted September 21, 2006, by Tom Hall (thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com)

This bridge was replaced in 2003. I live less than 5 miles from this bridge and can't believe I never took a picture of it.