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Salamonie Road Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken Nov. 1990 by David E. Beatty for the Historic American Engineering Record

BH Photo #102809

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple truss over Wabash River on CR 200 W (Salamonie Road)
Location
Huntington County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by modern bridge
History
Built 1885 by the Smith Bridge Co.; replaced 1993
Builders
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
- Thomas Slattery
Design
Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 251.0 ft.
Total length: 252.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.3 ft.
Also called
Huntington County Bridge No. 127
Wabash River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.85333, -85.49000   (decimal degrees)
40°51'12" N, 85°29'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/627276/4523573 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Majenica
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
325
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3500084 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16332 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
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: 99.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate names
  • September 1, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • July 6, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • HAER IN-61 - Wabash River Bridge, Spanning Wabash River over Salamonie Road (County , Huntington vicinity, Huntington County, IN