His father Stephen Daniels was a prolific bridge builder in Ohio. He was an agent for Stephen Long, and thus most of his spans were built with the Long Truss. The younger Daniels did build a few Long Truss bridges in Ohio, and possibly 1 in Southeast Indiana at Milton. As he moved to Western Indiana he also abandoned the Long Truss in favor of the Burr.
Yes, J. J. Daniels had a long career as a bridge builder starting in southern Ohio in the 1840's and doing most of his work in Indiana where he built this last bridge, the Neet Bridge in 1904. He died in 1916 at the age of 90. He built some 60 covered bridges, many of which survive.
This was the last bridge that J.J.Daniels built.