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Griesel Ditch-201st Ave. 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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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Griesel Ditch on 201st Avenue
Location
Lake County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920, replaced in 1993
Builder
- Rochester Bridge Co. of Rochester, Indiana
Design
5-panel Warren pony truss (no verticals)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.1 ft.
Total length: 57.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #79
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.25341, -87.38596   (decimal degrees)
41°15'12" N, 87°23'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/467664/4566960 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lowell
Land survey
T. 32 N., R. 8 W., Sec. 6
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
176
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4500074 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39387 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
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: 91.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 7, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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