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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
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4200122 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16467 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 49.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
130

Categories 

5-panel truss (453)
Built during 1920s (8,875)
Functionally obsolete (8,050)
Indiana (4,200)
Knox County, Indiana (74)
Open (36,900)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pony truss (15,088)
Skewed (4,718)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,017)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,528)
Truss (29,557)
Warren pony truss (2,957)
Warren truss (5,827)

Update Log 

  • 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