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Kilmore Creek Bridge

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Description 

Apparently, this bridge was built without guardrails as records show they were added at a later date by the Lafayette Bridge Company.

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Kilmore Creek on CR 300 E at 300E-420N
Location
Clinton County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1885 by the Massillon Bridge Company; replaced in 1991.
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
Wrought iron, Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 124.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #69
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.34767, -86.45000   (decimal degrees)
40°20'52" N, 86°27'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/546708/4466491 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Michigantown
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1200069 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38912 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/1989)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
200

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Changed date
  • February 28, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added new information
  • January 31, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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