Photo from SHAARD
BH Photo #155930
Of the 4 two-span Eel River bridges, sadly this one didn't survive.
- Lost through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 500 E
- Miami County, Indiana
- Replaced by new bridge
- Built ca. 1884; rehabilitated 1975; replaced 1993
- - Indianapolis Bridge Co.
- Pinned Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 104.0 ft.
Total length: 213.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.5 ft.
- Also called
- Eel River CR 500E Bridge
Old County Bridge #53
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.87166, -85.98087 (decimal degrees)
40°52'18" N, 85°58'51" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/585876/4525009 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory numbers
- INNBI 5200040 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39452 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 04/1991)
- Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.5 (out of 100)
- Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
- April 19, 2017: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added historic name as per county engineer comment
- February 21, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder and truss type, changed other information.
- February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn