Rating:
1 vote

Cavehill Road Truss Bridge

Share:

Photos 

Portal

Photo taken 2006 by Jonathan Maxwell

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Laughery Creek on Cavehill Road
Location
Ripley County, Indiana
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Riveted, 9-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 167.6 ft.
Total length: 174.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.99716, -85.18234   (decimal degrees)
38°59'50" N, 85°10'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/657405/4318032 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cross Plains
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6900013 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16974 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 59.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
100

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • September 16, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Adj. coordinates
  • February 19, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • October 28, 2009: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • August 28, 2006: Posted photos from Jonathan Maxwell

Sources 

  • Jonathan Maxwell - themaxwellshouse [at] roadrunner [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Mike Daffron

Comments 

Cavehill Road Truss Bridge
Posted March 27, 2013, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)
Cavehill Road Truss Bridge
Posted March 27, 2013, by Glen Gray (fasted1988 [at] msn [dot] com)

Where I Want My Friends To Spread My Ashes...