Rating:
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Black River-Eastville Rd. Bridge

Photos 

West side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2008

Enlarge

BH Photo #116617

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span pony truss bridge over Black River on Eastville Road
Location
Posey County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Design
Main span: Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt half-hip pony truss
South approach: Bolted, 3-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.1 ft.
Total length: 121.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Posey County Bridge #58
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.20737, -87.87148   (decimal degrees)
38°12'27" N, 87°52'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/423701/4229182 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Poseyville
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
134
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6500198 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16872 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 18.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

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, Builder and Design
  • July 6, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Updated description

Sources 

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

Comments 

Eastville Road Bridge
Posted October 18, 2009, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

These mismatched spans appear to have been moved here at some point in time. They are staggered on the center pier, and I doubt they would have been originally built that way.