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Miller Ditch Bridge

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #372243

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Miller Ditch on CR 300N
Location
Knox County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1905; replaced 1991
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Knox County Bridge #83
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.77167, -87.27500   (decimal degrees)
38°46'18" N, 87°16'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/476110/4291474 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bicknell
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
130
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4200156 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39339 (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: 81 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1905 (741)
Built during 1900s (6,499)
Indiana (4,289)
Knox County, Indiana (74)
Lost (19,910)
Lost 1991 (294)
Lost during 1990s (3,763)
Pony truss (15,229)
Replaced by new bridge (13,184)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,201)
Structurally deficient (17,874)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,216)
Truss (29,962)

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: added bridge number and photo
  • February 6, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com