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Black River-Shotgun Lane Bridge

Photos 

East side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2008

Enlarge

BH Photo #116551

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Black River on Shotgun Lane (CR 300E)
Location
Posey County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917
Design
4-panel, bolted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 64.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Posey County Bridge #59
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.21941, -87.85530   (decimal degrees)
38°13'10" N, 87°51'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/425130/4230505 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Poseyville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6500002 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16869 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
153

Categories 

4-panel truss (257)
Built 1917 (583)
Built during 1910s (8,803)
Have street view (22,563)
Indiana (4,200)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Non-Select (301)
Open (36,881)
Owned by county (18,920)
Pony truss (15,080)
Posey County, Indiana (67)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,010)
Structurally deficient (18,550)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,522)
Truss (29,543)
Warren pony truss (2,956)
Warren truss (5,823)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 15, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Street view
  • March 6, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate name and Design
  • July 6, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com