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Vieke Ditch Bridge

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/through plate girder bridge over Vieke Ditch on CR 750W
Location
Knox County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1990; replaced 2001
Design
Riveted, Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 78.1 ft.
Total length: 80.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Skew angle
45 degrees
Also called
Knox county bridge #261
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.58158, -87.60271   (decimal degrees)
38°34'54" N, 87°36'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447503/4270517 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Decker
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
130
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4200068 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 45018 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 86 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1925 (1,228)
Built during 1920s (9,476)
Girder (9,135)
Indiana (4,625)
Knox County, Indiana (77)
Lost (22,240)
Lost 2001 (433)
Lost during 2000s (4,029)
Owned by county (20,048)
Plate girder (6,947)
Replaced by new bridge (14,834)
Skewed (4,815)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,176)
Structurally deficient (15,858)
Through girder (3,395)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,371)

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2010: Added by Robert Stephenson

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