Rating:
6 votes

Xenia Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken by Chris Clouser

BH Photo #102718

Map 

Description 

Although probably completely riveted originally, much of this span was bolted together when it was moved.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Wildcat Creek on Prince William Road
Location
Carroll County, Indiana
Status
Restored in 2006
History
Built 1931 as a State Highway bridge and relocated in 1945
Builders
- Illinois Steel Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
- Indiana Department of Highways
Design
Bolted 8-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 144.6 ft.
Total length: 154.8 ft.
Deck width: 21.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Carroll County Bridge 25
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.47366, -86.58731   (decimal degrees)
40°28'25" N, 86°35'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/534982/4480412 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rossville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0800021 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15889 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
230

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Illinois Steel Co."
  • May 30, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • July 2, 2008: Updated by Paul Brandenburg: corrected spelling to Xenia
  • June 30, 2008: Updated by Paul Brandenburg: updated year built to 1931 as a State Highway bridge and relocated in 1945 (source: letter from SHPO)
  • June 26, 2008: Updated by Paul Brandenburg: added county bridge number
  • March 22, 2006: Posted photos from Chris Clouser

Sources 

  • Chris Clouser - morpar55 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Paul Brandenburg - indianabridges [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Xenia Bridge
Posted April 11, 2016, by Tim Lange (timlange3 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Picture taken on 7/12/2013. Looking east.

Xenia Bridge
Posted October 3, 2008, by JB (jrbozell45 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Summer of 2007

Xenia Bridge
Posted October 3, 2008, by RB (jrbozell45 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Summer of 2007

Xenia Bridge
Posted July 2, 2008, by Anonymous

Does anybody have any photos of the bridge

after rehabilitation?

Zinni Bridge
Posted August 21, 2007, by RLB (jrbozell45 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Visited this bridge on 8/18/07 looks like a new bridge, completely repainted. New riprap along abuttments and concrete looks to be new or powerwashed.