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Walker Bridge

Photo 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of White Creek on CR 1050N
Location
Jackson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1919 by the Central States Bridge Company; replaced 1998
Builder
- Central States Bridge Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #97
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.03118, -85.96725   (decimal degrees)
39°01'52" N, 85°58'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/589389/4320744 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jonesville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3600066 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39271 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/1989)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 39.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
100

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Added the bridge has all verticals
  • March 23, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type; builder and coordinates
  • February 5, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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