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Kitselman Park-Albany Bridge

Photo 

Taken just after bridge was placed on supports

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in June 2019

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BH Photo #450046

Map 

Description 

Rehabilitated to become the centerpiece of the new Kitselman Trailhead and Park on the Eastside of Muncie where it will carry the White River and Cardinal Greenways over the West Fork of the White River.

Facts 

Overview
Camelback through truss bridge over West Fork White River on White River Greenway/Cardinal Greenway
Location
Delaware County, Indiana
Status
Under construction
History
Built South of Albany in 1905 over the Mississinewa River by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie, restored and moved over the White River next to the East Jackson Street Bridge in 2019.
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
9-panel, pinned Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 174.8 ft.
Total length: 176.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #85
Strong Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.19241, -85.36313   (decimal degrees)
40°11'33" N, 85°21'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/639332/4450398 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85596 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 19, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • June 18, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

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Comments 

Kitselman Park-Albany Bridge
Posted August 25, 2019, by Jen Savage (reoracer [at] gmail [dot] com)

Looks beautiful, so glad it was saved. Will have to road trip down to take a look one of these days.

Kitselman Park-Albany Bridge
Posted August 25, 2019, by Bonnie Willy (BONNIEWILLY [at] ATT [dot] NET)

Great photo and write up! Thank you for including the directions. Leaving on my bike now to go see it.

Kitselman Park-Albany Bridge
Posted June 19, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Great coverage, Tony! Can't wait to check it out myself!!