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Corder Road Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #157461

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren Pony truss bridge over Smith Fork on Corder Road
Location
Gibson County, Indiana
Status
Road abandoned North of the bridge due to a lake.
History
Built 1907
Design
Riveted, 3-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.1 ft.
Total length: 54.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #313
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.23673, -87.33512   (decimal degrees)
38°14'12" N, 87°20'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/470671/4232134 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lynnville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2600229 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16184 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2006)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
1

Categories 

Abandoned (3,023)
Built 1907 (592)
Built during 1900s (6,280)
Gibson County, Indiana (106)
Indiana (4,198)
NR-eligible (3,971)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Owned by county (18,846)
Pony truss (15,046)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,889)
Structurally deficient (18,407)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,429)
Truss (29,433)
Warren pony truss (2,946)
Warren truss (5,783)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 12, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed status as bridge appears to be intact but abandoned...And NOT lost as previously stated.
  • April 18, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Bridge has been replaced.
  • March 7, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate name, Status and Design
  • June 24, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Overview, status and history

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Corder Road Bridge
Posted December 29, 2006, by Clark Griswold

This pony truss has been torn down and replaced by a modern bridge.