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Plass Ditch Bridge

Photos 

West end

10/13/2007

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in June 2008

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BH Photo #115476

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Plass Ditch on CR 1350 South
Location
Knox County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Design
Riveted, 7-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 83.6 ft.
Total length: 85.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Also called
Knox County Bridge #243
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.53136, -87.52696   (decimal degrees)
38°31'53" N, 87°31'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/454069/4264904 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Decker
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4200046 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16457 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 47.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
130

Update Log 

  • December 14, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • April 21, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • March 28, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate name and updated design
  • February 21, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: added category
  • June 19, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Plass Ditch Bridge
Posted January 3, 2007, by Clark Griswold

This pony truss has been closed to traffic. It is still standing with the deck removed.