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Owens Ditch Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken Nov. 2006 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102678

Map 

Video 

Owens Ditch Bridge

Mike Daffron

Play video on YouTube

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Owens Ditch on CR 225 North
Location
Benton County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 43.3 ft.
Total length: 46.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Benton County Bridge #78
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.63914, -87.17963   (decimal degrees)
40°38'21" N, 87°10'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/484810/4498714 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Gilboa
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0400042 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15829 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 64.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
28

Categories 

Benton County, Indiana (17)
Built during 1920s (8,730)
Functionally obsolete (7,950)
Indiana (4,198)
NR-eligible (3,966)
One-lane traffic (7,420)
Open (36,427)
Owned by county (18,814)
Pony truss (15,027)
Riveted (1,873)
Select (535)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,494)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,804)
Truss (29,378)
Warren pony truss (2,941)
Warren truss (5,758)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • May 27, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • January 29, 2007: Posted photo from Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron