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Kingfisher Crossing Bridge

Photos 

Photo from SHAARD database.

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BH Photo #155132

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Big Creek on E Road
Location
Jefferson County, Indiana
Status
Bridge is being replaced with a slab. Apparently the trusses are being reused on it.
History
Built 1884 by Lomas Forge Bridge Works
Design
Pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 66.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Jefferson Proving Grounds Bridge #8
Big Creek E Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.89847, -85.39576   (decimal degrees)
38°53'55" N, 85°23'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/639116/4306733 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Jacinto
Inventory number
BH 16374 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2

Update Log 

  • June 26, 2016: Updated by Tony Dillon: Bridge undergoing a makeover... Sounds like the trusses will be nothing more than decorative when finished.
  • February 14, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder, truss type, and adj. GPS coordinates.

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