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Elnora Bridge


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


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BH Photo #157017

Street View 


Lost Parker through truss bridge over White River on IN 58
Knox County, Indiana, and Daviess County, Indiana
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1975; replaced 1996
- Indiana Department of Highways (Designer)
- Vincennes Bridge Co. of Vincennes, Indiana (Fabricator)
(3)10-panel, pinned Parker through trusses
Length of largest span: 198.2 ft.
Total length: 600.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.3 ft.
Also called
SR 58 White River Bridge
Indiana State Highway Bridge #58-42-7288/58-42-...
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.87682, -87.12244   (decimal degrees)
38°52'37" N, 87°07'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/489379/4303114 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 020860 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39326 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 27, 2022: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added categories "10-panel truss", "Pin-connected"
  • July 19, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • May 28, 2011: New Street View added by Sheldon Wiens
  • March 4, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added name, builder, and truss type
  • February 20, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Adjusted GPS coordinates
  • February 6, 2009: Added by James Baughn


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


Elnora Bridge
Posted July 20, 2019, by Don Morrison

Yes, it looks like they diverted the road to reach a narrower spot for the original bridge, and straightened the road with the new bridge.

Elnora Bridge
Posted July 19, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

It looks like this bridge was realigned just slightly to the north, judging on what looks like the old road as seen in photos 5 and 6. Input anyone?