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Armstrong Station Bridge

Photos 

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BH Photo #241410

Map 

Street View 

Video 

Armstrong Station Bridge

video by Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Spring Creek on Armstrong Station Road (CR 950 West)
Location
Lawrence County, Indiana
Status
Open to all traffic as of 12/7/2020
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1992
Design
Riveted Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 87.6 ft.
Total length: 92.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Spring Creek Bridge
County Bridge #107
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.90922, -86.65522   (decimal degrees)
38°54'33" N, 86°39'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/529893/4306759 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Owensburg
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
149
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4700077 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16514 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 34.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2020: Updated by Mike Daffron: Bridge is open to all traffic
  • September 1, 2020: Updated by Art Suckewer: changed status
  • March 20, 2020: New video from Mike Daffron
  • July 21, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • September 1, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • November 30, 2015: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • October 10, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • March 23, 2012: New photos from Tim Wray

Sources 

  • Tim Wray - tim [at] backwoodrealm [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com

Comments 

Armstrong Station Bridge
Posted September 1, 2020, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Considering the "No Love Lost" attitude Lawrence County has towards it's historic bridges, this could be bad. They have already replaced a "Select" Poly Warren Pony with a culvert to skirt the issue.

http://bridgehunter.com/in/lawrence/4700053/

Armstrong Station Bridge
Posted September 1, 2020, by Art S. (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)