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Black River-Shotgun Lane Bridge

Photos 

East side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2008

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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
156
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6500002 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16869 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

4-panel truss (257)
Built 1917 (591)
Built during 1910s (8,876)
Have street view (23,055)
Indiana (4,212)
NR-eligible (4,010)
Non-Select (301)
Open (37,217)
Owned by county (19,049)
Pony truss (15,162)
Posey County, Indiana (67)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,076)
Structurally deficient (18,566)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,588)
Truss (29,741)
Warren pony truss (2,971)
Warren truss (5,890)

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