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Bridge Street Bridge

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Bridge Street Bridge, Ligonier, IN

I was going to be travelling through Ligonier the other day, so I decided to stop and take some photos of this bridge for the site. When I arrived I found it was undergoing a major rebuild.

Photo taken by Spiny Norman in December 2008

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BH Photo #129362

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Elkhart River on Bridge Street in Ligonier
Location
Noble County, Indiana
Status
removed and replaced
History
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1960
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 85.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.46750, -85.59778   (decimal degrees)
41°28'03" N, 85°35'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/617093/4591605 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ligonier
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
1,318
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5700002 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16727 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 34.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 13, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Bridge replaced.
  • December 5, 2008: New photo from Spiny Norman

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