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Bowman Road Bridge

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Black Creek on Bowman Road (CR 1500E)
Location
Knox County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1905 by the Canton Bridge Company; replaced 1991
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 118.1 ft.
Total length: 120.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #108
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.86867, -87.18710   (decimal degrees)
38°52'07" N, 87°11'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/483768/4302219 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plainville
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
130
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4200113 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39335 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 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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Update Log 

  • March 4, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder, truss type, and coordinates
  • February 6, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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