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Big Creek-John Will 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 through truss bridge over Big Creek on John Will Road
Location
Posey County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1925, Replaced 2003
Design
6-panel, Bolted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.9 ft.
Total length: 109.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #189
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.12610, -87.73575   (decimal degrees)
38°07'34" N, 87°44'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/435513/4220061 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cynthiana
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6500282 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16878 (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: 98.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
100

Categories 

Built 1925 (1,144)
Built during 1920s (8,875)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,947)
Lost 2003 (492)
Lost during 2000s (3,757)
Owned by county (18,928)
Posey County, Indiana (67)
Pratt through truss (4,625)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Replaced by new bridge (12,571)
Skewed (4,718)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,069)
Through truss (12,952)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,702)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • April 1, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type
  • June 28, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Bridge has been replaced

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Comments 

John Will Road Bridge
Posted January 3, 2007, by Clark Griswold

This through truss no longer exists. Not sure when it was replaced.