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Conrad 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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Conrad Bridge

This bridge is wonderful

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Beaver Lake Ditch on CR 700 North
Location
Newton County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915, rehabilitated in 1968, restoration in 2003
Builder
- Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co. of Elkhart, Indiana
Design
5-panel, Riveted Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 84.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Beaver Lake Ditch CR 700N Bridge
Old Newton County Bridge #57
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.10306, -87.44944   (decimal degrees)
41°06'11" N, 87°26'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/462259/4550294 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Enos
Land survey
T. 31 N., R. 9 W., Sec. 28
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
49
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5600029 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16721 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 52.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2018: New video from Mike Daffron
  • April 8, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 25, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic name, builder, and other information

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Conrad Bridge
Posted April 8, 2018, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Great little bridge!