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Black River-Barn Rd. 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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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Black River on Barn Road
Location
Posey County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1990; replaced 2001
Design
3-panel, bolted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.9 ft.
Total length: 47.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #150
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.19110, -87.75782   (decimal degrees)
38°11'28" N, 87°45'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/433638/4227289 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Poseyville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6500274 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16885 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2006)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 94.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
100

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,805)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,941)
Lost 2001 (424)
Lost during 2000s (3,757)
Owned by county (18,921)
Pony truss (15,084)
Posey County, Indiana (67)
Replaced by new bridge (12,566)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,933)
Truss (29,550)
Warren pony truss (2,957)
Warren truss (5,826)

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Bridge has been replaced

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Comments 

North Barn Road Bridge
Posted January 3, 2007, by Clark Griswold

This pony truss was replaced in 2001 by a modern steel girder bridge.