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Rider Ditch 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
Pony truss bridge over Rider Ditch on CR 400 South
Location
Jackson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1905; rehabilitated 1992
Design
Pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.9 ft.
Total length: 89.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #146
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.82220, -85.87096   (decimal degrees)
38°49'20" N, 85°52'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/598010/4297652 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Crothersville
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
60
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3600092 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16350 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1905 (759)
Built during 1900s (6,789)
Indiana (4,625)
Jackson County, Indiana (75)
Lost (22,238)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Owned by county (20,046)
Pony truss (15,692)
Pratt pony truss (3,473)
Pratt truss (8,732)
Replaced by new bridge (14,832)
Skewed (4,816)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,176)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,371)
Truss (31,215)
Wooden deck (6,002)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type and coordinates
  • September 23, 2009: Updated by J.P.: Bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com