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Miller Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by J.P. in June 2009

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BH Photo #140044

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Video 

Miller Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Description 

When approaching this bridge, be sure to approach from the South. The road to the north is almost impassable.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Patoka River on CR 500 West (Miller Bridge Road)
Location
Pike County, Indiana, and Gibson County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Builder
- Vincennes Bridge Co. of Vincennes, Indiana
Design
Bolted, 9-panel Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 153.8 ft.
Total length: 162.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Gibson County Bridge #388
Pike County Bridge #32
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.37732, -87.37062   (decimal degrees)
38°22'38" N, 87°22'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/467627/4247746 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Petersburg
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
7
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6300157 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16857 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 33.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2018: New photos from Carl Crasher
  • November 19, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • August 21, 2015: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 31, 2010: New photos from James McCray
  • March 27, 2010: New photos from James Simmons
  • March 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added county and Alternate names
  • March 11, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added name and builder
  • May 9, 2009: New photos from J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • James Simmons - james [at] simmons [dot] net
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com