Rating:
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Wythougan Park Bridge

Photos 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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BH Photo #182700

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Relocated Warren pony truss
Location
Knox, Starke County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge at original location and moved to Knox for pedestrian use in 1992
History
Built 1915; relocated in 1992
Builder
- Rochester Bridge Co. of Rochester, Indiana
Design
Bolted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 10, 1993
Also called
Yellow River Bridge
County Bridge #39 (former)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.30032, -86.62331   (decimal degrees)
41°18'01" N, 86°37'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/531535/4572164 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Knox East
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
180
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7500025 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 930001413 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 39641 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2012)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 97.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2020: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Added NRHP listing
  • August 18, 2016: New Street View added by Dave King
  • October 16, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Changed status and added new information about this relocated span
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Wythougan Park Bridge
Posted March 6, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks,Luke.

Wythougan Park Bridge
Posted March 6, 2020, by Luke

New York Central.

Wythougan Park Bridge
Posted March 6, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Scott,i like the railroad tracks underneath the bridge.Which railroad company operated on those abandoned tracks?

Wythougan Park Bridge
Posted March 5, 2020, by Scott Ash (sash5282 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This is a great way to save a bridge !