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Maumee Road Bridge

Photo 

SHAARD photo

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BH Photo #196945

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Combs Branch on Maumee Road
Location
Jackson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; Replaced
Design
Bolted Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.9 ft.
Total length: 29.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #6
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.03937, -86.27797   (decimal degrees)
39°02'22" N, 86°16'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/562487/4321393 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elkinsville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3600005 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16343 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2007)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
20

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,765)
Indiana (4,198)
Jackson County, Indiana (64)
Lost (18,680)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Non-Select (301)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Owned by county (18,854)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,018)
Replaced by new bridge (12,377)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,566)
Structurally deficient (18,430)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,850)
Truss (29,443)
Wooden deck (5,863)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Bridge has been replaced
  • April 9, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Maumee Road Bridge
Posted March 2, 2016, by Mike Daffron (daffronmike [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Getting to where this bridge used to be was a true test for my little Escape. Kinda wet around here and really Nowheresville! Disappointed it was gone, but not surprised.