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Polk Road Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Mark Gish

BH Photo #102830

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Little Creek on Polk Road (CR 100S)
Location
Jefferson County, Indiana
Status
Removed and replaced
History
Built 1905
Design
4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 51.8 ft.
Total length: 53.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Old County Bridge #41
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.72325, -85.53801   (decimal degrees)
38°43'24" N, 85°32'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/627090/4287080 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kent
Average daily traffic (as of 1996)
80
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3900028 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16386 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2008)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 36.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 24, 2018: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Lattice Railing"
  • October 12, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: This bridge was replaced
  • July 10, 2006: Posted photos from Mark Gish

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Comments 

Polk Road Bridge
Posted June 24, 2018, by Kathie Petkovic (kpetkovic2 [at] aol [dot] com)

I'm in downtown Madison and need a bridge to cross a creek between the 2 hotels. About 100 ft crossing. Call 850-830-9579

Thank you