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Patoka River 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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Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Patoka River on CR 550 S
Location
Pike County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930; replaced 1999
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 95.1 ft.
Total length: 134.8 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.3 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #156
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.34207, -87.08155   (decimal degrees)
38°20'31" N, 87°04'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/492873/4243772 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Velpen
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
35
Inventory numers
INNBI 6300104 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39539 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 92.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 11, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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