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Kankakee River CR 1500S Bridge

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Kankakee River on CR 1500 South
Location
La Porte County, Indiana, and Starke County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by New Bridge
History
Built 1913
Design
5-panel, Riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 85.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.3 ft.
Also called
Old LaPorte County Bridge #162
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.38965, -86.70609   (decimal degrees)
41°23'23" N, 86°42'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/524572/4582055 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kingsford Heights
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
40
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4600090 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16480 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2014)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 13, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type
  • February 20, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: adjusted GPS coordinates
  • April 23, 2009: Updated by J.P.: Replaced by New Bridge
  • March 17, 2009: Updated by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com