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South Fork Patoka River Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #158586

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over South Fork Patoka River on CR 150N
Location
Gibson County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1908; removed 1999
Design
Bolted, 4-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.9 ft.
Total length: 68.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Also called
Gibson County Bridge #182
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.37707, -87.33619   (decimal degrees)
38°22'37" N, 87°20'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/470634/4247706 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Petersburg
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2600131 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39157 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

4-panel truss (268)
Built 1908 (661)
Built during 1900s (6,789)
Gibson County, Indiana (109)
Indiana (4,625)
Lost (22,238)
Lost 1999 (420)
Lost during 1990s (3,846)
Pony truss (15,692)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,601)
Structurally deficient (15,859)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,972)
Truss (31,215)
Warren pony truss (3,195)
Warren truss (6,245)

Update Log 

  • March 21, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate Name and Design
  • March 31, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Status and year lost
  • March 17, 2009: Updated by J.P.
  • February 4, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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