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Black 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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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Black River on Pumpkin Run Road(CR 500E)
Location
Posey County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910; replaced 1996
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.9 ft.
Total length: 67.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Also called
Posey County Bridge #60
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.22625, -87.81798   (decimal degrees)
38°13'35" N, 87°49'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/428404/4231235 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Poseyville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6500193 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39561 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/1990)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 43.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1985)
100

Update Log 

  • March 20, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate Name and Design
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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