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Main Street 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 through truss bridge over Patoka River on Main Street in Patoka
Location
Patoka, Gibson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1928; replaced 1993
Builder
- Vincennes Bridge Co. of Vincennes, Indiana
Design
Riveted, 11-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 198.2 ft.
Total length: 200.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Patoka River Bridge
Gibson County Bridge #428A
Old US 41 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.40229, -87.58603   (decimal degrees)
38°24'08" N, 87°35'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/448830/4250613 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Patoka
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
3,150
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2600295 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39172 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 97.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Changed name, Alternate name, Builder and Design
  • February 4, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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