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CSX Railroad Bridge

Photos 

West side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in August 2008

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BH Photo #121834

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost timber stringer bridge over CSX Railroad on Se 150 S
Location
Knox County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1940; replaced 2009
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 27.9 ft.
Total length: 200.8 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.68167, -87.42111   (decimal degrees)
38°40'54" N, 87°25'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/463372/4281535 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fritchton
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4200147 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 37126 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
130

Categories 

Beam (11,929)
Built 1940 (913)
Built during 1940s (3,568)
CSX Railroad (1,249)
Indiana (4,198)
Knox County, Indiana (74)
Lost (18,664)
Lost 2009 (265)
Lost during 2000s (3,716)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Non-Select (301)
Owned by county (18,847)
Replaced by new bridge (12,364)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,556)
Structurally deficient (18,414)
Timber stringer (3,340)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,764)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Status and History
  • August 18, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Changed GPS coordinates
  • August 10, 2008: Added by Robert Stephenson

Sources 

Comments 

CSX Railroad Bridge
Posted August 5, 2009, by James simmons (james [at] simmons [dot] net)

This bridge has been removed to be replaced with a new one that fire trucks can get across.