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Branch Tilley Ditch Bridge CR NE 1800 N

Photo 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Tilley Ditch on CR NE 1800 N
Location
Knox County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1915; replaced 1993
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 37.1 ft.
Total length: 39.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Also called
Knox County Bridge #158
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.81072, -87.35052   (decimal degrees)
38°48'39" N, 87°21'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/469567/4295830 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bicknell
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4200202 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39354 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1988)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1986)
200

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,130)
Built during 1910s (8,759)
Indiana (4,198)
Knox County, Indiana (74)
Lost (18,690)
Lost 1993 (431)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Pony truss (15,052)
Replaced by new bridge (12,386)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,581)
Structurally deficient (18,433)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,860)
Truss (29,448)

Update Log 

  • December 8, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: added bridge number and photo
  • February 7, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

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