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Black River-Knowles Rd. Bridge

Photos 

East side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2008

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BH Photo #116543

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Black River on Knowles Road
Location
Posey County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907
Design
4-panel,bolted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 64.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Posey County Bridge #148
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.19126, -87.76743   (decimal degrees)
38°11'29" N, 87°46'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/432796/4227314 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Poseyville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6500183 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16890 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
131

Categories 

4-panel truss (257)
Built 1907 (599)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Have street view (22,572)
Indiana (4,200)
NR-eligible (3,979)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,892)
Owned by county (18,920)
Pony truss (15,083)
Posey County, Indiana (67)
Select (535)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,014)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,525)
Truss (29,548)
Warren pony truss (2,956)
Warren truss (5,825)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 15, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Street view
  • March 6, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Corrected Bridge name, Added Alternate name
  • 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