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Morgan County Bridge #96

Photos 

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in December 2017

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BH Photo #412546

Map 

Video 

Morgan County Bridge # 96

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Branch of Lake Ditch on Ditch Road
Location
Morgan County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1895; rehabilitated 2002
Builder
- Chicago Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Riveted plate girder - floor beam system
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 58.4 ft.
Total length: 60.7 ft.
Deck width: 21.7 ft.
Skew angle
60 degrees
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.57639, -86.52639   (decimal degrees)
39°34'35" N, 86°31'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/540676/4380849 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hall
Land survey
T. 13 N., R. 1 W., Sec. 9
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5500079 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 46721 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 77.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
70

Categories 

19th Century (6,274)
Built 1895 (239)
Built during 1890s (2,503)
Chicago Bridge Co. (15)
Girder (8,241)
Indiana (4,206)
Morgan County, Indiana (64)
NR-listed (2,842)
Open (37,029)
Owned by county (19,009)
Plate girder (6,325)
Select (534)
Skewed (4,718)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,046)
Through girder (3,058)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,560)

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • December 2, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • January 21, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 26, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • October 28, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com