Rating:
3 votes

Mississinewa River-State Rd. 1 Bridge

Photos 

Looks like a new paint job.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in August 2008

Enlarge

BH Photo #120000

Map 

Street View 

Video 

Mississinewa River SR 1 Bridge

Mike Daffron

Play video on YouTube

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Mississinewa River on State Road 1
Location
Randolph County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1941; rehabilitated 1979 and 2008
Builders
- Gradle Brothers (Contractors)
- Indiana State Highway Commission (Design)
Design
Riveted, 7-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 410.7 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Indiana State Highway Bridge #1-68-3408B
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.28111, -85.14833   (decimal degrees)
40°16'52" N, 85°08'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/657412/4460603 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Redkey
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
1,120
Inventory numbers
INNBI 000300 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16963 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 67.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2018: New video from Mike Daffron
  • March 4, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • November 18, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • November 23, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden
  • October 10, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 4, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • February 1, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builders
  • July 25, 2009: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • August 4, 2008: New photos from Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Satolli Glassmeyer - info [at] scenicroadrallies [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Mississinewa River IN 1 Bridge
Posted November 23, 2013, by Greg Sommer (gasomr [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Photos of this bridge taken on 10/27/2013 also link to more photos of this bridge: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.174645952740818.10...

Mississinewa River IN 1 Bridge
Posted August 5, 2008, by Todd (hippiewalk [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Saving a truss bridge beats replacing it with an UCEB if feasable.