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Harris Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Tom Hall

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BH Photo #115716

Map 

Video 

Harris Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Iroquois River on CR 650 East/1180 West
Location
Newton County, Indiana, and Jasper County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Builder
- Rochester Bridge Co. of Rochester, Indiana (Possible Fabricator)
Design
6-panel, Bolted Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.9 ft.
Total length: 109.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Iroquois River-County Line Bridge
Crybaby Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.89497, -87.26853   (decimal degrees)
40°53'42" N, 87°16'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/477396/4527104 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Ayr
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
135
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5600093 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16724 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 44 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2018: New video from Mike Daffron
  • April 8, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • January 20, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic name and builder, and modified truss type

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Harris Bridge
Posted April 16, 2011, by Richard Tekulve (CANOEINDIANA [at] YAHOO [dot] COM)

This bridge is also referred to as County Line Bridge and a folklore name of ''Crybaby Bridge'' per my conversation with Newton County officials in 2010.