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Grand Avenue-Killbuck Creek 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 Killbuck Creek on Grand Avenue in Anderson
Location
Anderson, Madison County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a concrete span
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1985
Builder
- Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co. of Elkhart, Indiana (Likely fabricator)
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 86.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.6 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #505
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.11749, -85.67851   (decimal degrees)
40°07'03" N, 85°40'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/612610/4441634 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Anderson South
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4800161 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16520 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2006)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 48.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
1,180

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type
  • April 1, 2010: Updated by Joshua Collins: added google street view
  • November 4, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Removed
  • October 25, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins: changed gps coordinates

Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Grand Avenue Bridge
Posted November 3, 2009, by Greg Tompkins (beachbumcv61 [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Hi..this bridge was destroyed this year and replaced by a new bridge