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Yellow River 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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Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Yellow River on CR 500 East in Knox
Location
Starke County, Indiana
Status
replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1983
Design
Riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.9 ft.
Total length: 127.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Starke County Bridge #25
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.30222, -86.60139   (decimal degrees)
41°18'08" N, 86°36'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/533370/4572384 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Knox East
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7500016 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17064 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2006)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
1,080

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 16, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Changed this from a pony to a through truss.
  • April 23, 2009: Updated by J.P.: replaced by a new bridge

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