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Killbuck Creek Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken by Joshua Collins

BH Photo #102874

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge originally over Killbuck Creek on CR 450 North
Location
Madison County, Indiana
Status
In storage or disassembled
History
Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1984
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Warren through truss with verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.9 ft.
Total length: 111.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.17181, -85.60214   (decimal degrees)
40°10'19" N, 85°36'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/619023/4447763 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gilman
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4800086 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16523 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2006)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
130

Update Log 

  • March 11, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • February 20, 2017: Updated by Tony Dillon: Bridge has been replaced by a new bridge and has reportedly been stored by the city of Anderson.
  • October 25, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins: changed gps coordinates
  • January 19, 2007: Posted photos from Joshua Collins

Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Killbuck Creek Bridge
Posted April 16, 2015, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Contract Special Provision for May 2015 Letting:

REMOVAL OF PRESENT STRUCTURE

Description

The existing bridge has been declared historic. The existing truss superstructure is to be dismantled by the Contractor and then transported to an offsite storage facility. The truss will become the property of the City of Anderson. The offsite storage facility is located at the City of Anderson Street Department, 550 Dale Keith Jones Road, Anderson, IN 46016.

The Contractor shall develop a plan to match-mark and map the components of the truss for future use.

The large truss components shall be supported on wood blocks or railroad ties at the storage facility. Small components shall be placed on wood pallets. All components shall be covered securely with tarpaulin material if located outdoors.

Killbuck Creek Bridge
Posted March 15, 2011, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I have heard that the city of Anderson may be using this bridge for trail use.

Killbuck Creek Bridge
Posted March 15, 2011, by Greg Tompkins (beachbumcv61 [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

This bridge is scheduled to be replaced within the next 2 years....it will be dismantled and put on sale for anyone interested in it.

Killbuck Creek Bridge
Posted December 29, 2007, by Bruce Bridges (railfan727 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is Madison County bridge #97 (or 4800097).