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Elrod Road Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by James McCray

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Silver Creek on Elrod Road
Location
Clark County, Indiana
Status
Bridge is now gone
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1990
Design
Pratt Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Clark County Bridge #63
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.50667, -85.75833   (decimal degrees)
38°30'24" N, 85°45'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/608262/4262763 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Henryville
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
100
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1000053 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15905 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 92 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,163)
Built during 1910s (9,136)
Clark County, Indiana (72)
Indiana (4,554)
Lost (21,035)
NR-eligible (3,994)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Owned by county (19,549)
Pony truss (15,468)
Pratt pony truss (3,325)
Pratt truss (8,409)
Riveted (2,008)
Select (530)
Skewed (4,792)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,410)
Steel grate deck (433)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,843)
Truss (30,745)

Update Log 

  • November 26, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • November 25, 2017: Updated by Mike Daffron: Bridge is now gone
  • July 28, 2015: Updated by J.P.: updated status
  • January 26, 2015: Updated by J.P.: Bridge has been replaced, unknown if it has been scrapped or put in storage.
  • December 17, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Riveted"
  • July 9, 2011: New photos from J.P.
  • March 24, 2008: New photos from James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Elrod Road Bridge
Posted July 28, 2015, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Here's a photo.

Elrod Road Bridge
Posted July 28, 2015, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Made a quick stop and the bridge is sitting and rusting. Hoping it finds a home soon.

Elrod Road Bridge
Posted July 28, 2015, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Made a quick stop and the bridge is sitting and rusting. Hoping it finds a home soon.

Elrod Road Bridge
Posted January 26, 2015, by James McCray (jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is to be put into storage. Found out that the guy who took out the bridge is putting it in storage and will refurbish it.

Elrod Road Bridge
Posted January 22, 2015, by Sherman Cahal (shermancahal [at] gmail [dot] com)

Replaced in 2014; the old bridge stands in the weeds next to it.