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Mud Creek IN 26 Bridge


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Mud Creek IN 26 bridge

video by Mike Daffron


Pony truss bridge over Mud Creek on IN 26
Howard County, Indiana
Open to traffic
Built 1947; rehabilitated 1992
Riveted polygonal Warren pony truss
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 128.9 ft.
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.42111, -85.90417   (decimal degrees)
40°25'16" N, 85°54'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/592963/4475074 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 006840 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16326 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 1, 2021: New video from Mike Daffron
  • January 3, 2021: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • February 12, 2016: Updated by Jim Grey: Corrected all Wildcat Creek references to Mud Creek, as that is the creek this bridge spans
  • April 25, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • April 17, 2010: New photos from James Norwood
  • April 4, 2009: New photo from James Norwood


  • James Norwood
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jim Grey - mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com


Mud Creek IN 26 Bridge
Posted January 11, 2017, by Jeff Wieland (jjwieland [at] gmail [dot] com)

A $484,862 contract to renovate this bridge has been awarded.

Wildcat Creek IN 26 Bridge
Posted February 12, 2016, by Jim Grey (mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com)

Looks like this one just got approved for a half-million-dollar restoration.


Wildcat Creek IN 26 Bridge
Posted March 19, 2011, by Richard Tekulve (CANOEINDIANA [at] YAHOO [dot] COM)

This is actually Mud Creek which flows into Wildcat Creek about one mile north of here. Mud Creek begins aprox. 9 miles west of Tipton.

Wildcat Creek IN 26 Bridge
Posted October 3, 2008, by RB (jrbozell45 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

On Hwy 26 east of St Rd 213