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Monon High Bridge Trail - IN 25 Overpass

Photos 

Monon SR25 Bridge

Copyright - Paul Brandenburg

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BH Photo #116098

Map 

Description 

Once carried the famed "Hoosier" and "Tippecanoe" Passenger trains of the Monon Railroad. Was built when a new alignment of State Road 25 was constructed. Old Highway went further West to another underpass of the Monon closer to Delphi.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over IN 25 on Delphi Historic Trail/Monon High Bridge Trail
Location
Delphi, Carroll County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1963
Railroads
- Chicago, Indianapolis, & Louisville Railway (CIL)
- Monon Railroad (MON)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 48.9 ft.
Also called
Monon - IN 25 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59456, -86.65671   (decimal degrees)
40°35'40" N, 86°39'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/529047/4493807 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delphi
Inventory numbers
INNBI 006440 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 36771 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
8,047

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2010: New photo from Anthony Dillon
  • April 10, 2009: Updated by James Norwood
  • June 29, 2008: Added by Paul Brandenburg

Sources 

  • Paul Brandenburg - indianabridges [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • James Norwood
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com