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Higgenbotham Ditch 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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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Higgenbotham Ditch on Harmon Road
Location
Gibson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1917; replaced 1994
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 58.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Gibson County Bridge #197
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.27578, -87.76611   (decimal degrees)
38°16'33" N, 87°45'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/432989/4236691 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keensburg
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
100
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2600142 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39161 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 97 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 26, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate Name, Date built and Design
  • February 4, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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