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Vieke Ditch Bridge

Photos 

West side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in June 2008

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BH Photo #115804

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Vieke Ditch on CR 350 West
Location
Knox County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1925
Design
Skewed, riveted, 5-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Skew angle
45 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.61615, -87.52926   (decimal degrees)
38°36'58" N, 87°31'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/453923/4274314 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Decker
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
130
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4200122 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16467 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

5-panel truss (460)
Built during 1920s (9,075)
Functionally obsolete (7,789)
Indiana (4,253)
Knox County, Indiana (74)
Open (37,179)
Owned by county (19,010)
Pony truss (15,189)
Skewed (4,776)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,167)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,621)
Truss (29,882)
Warren pony truss (2,988)
Warren truss (5,945)

Update Log 

  • June 23, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 14, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • April 24, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: History, Design and Skew angle
  • June 23, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com