Indiana Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Indiana bridges: 3,836
  • Bridges with photos: 2,413 (62.9%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 883 (23.0%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 3,814 (99.4%)

  • Total photos: 17,199

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 2,126 (55.4% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 1,209 (56.9% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 782 (36.8% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 2,112 (99.3% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 1,664 (43.4% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 874 (52.5% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 1,660 (99.8% of lost)

Oldest Listed Bridges

  1. Spring Mill Park Aqueduct (Lawrence County, built 1830, open to traffic)
  2. Wabash and Erie Canal Lagro Creek Aqueduct (Wabash County, built 1830's, lost)
  3. National Road Bridge (Wayne County, built 1834, replaced by new bridge)
  4. Madison Railroad - Pike Street Overpass (Jennings County, built 1837, open to traffic)
  5. Ramp Creek Covered Bridge 14-07-02 (Brown County, built 1838, open to traffic)
  6. Clinton Falls Covered Bridge (Putnam County, built 1838, lost)
  7. Whitewater Canal Whistle Creek Culvert (Franklin County, built 1838, open to traffic)
  8. Burnetts Creek Arch (Carroll County, built 1840, open to traffic)
  9. Aqueduct Number 5 over Eel River for Wabash and Erie Canal (Cass County, built 1840's, lost)
  10. Silver Creek Wabash and Erie Canal Aqueduct (Huntington County, built 1840's, closed to all traffic)

By Design

  • Arch: 1,345 (35.1%)
    • Deck arch: 1,296 (33.8%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 557 (14.5%)
      • Corrugated multi-plate arch: 1 (0.03%)
      • Iron arch: 2 (0.05%)
      • Luten arch: 10 (0.3%)
      • Open-spandrel arch: 31 (0.8%)
      • Steel arch: 1 (0.03%)
      • Stone arch: 125 (3.3%)
    • Pony arch: 2 (0.05%)
      • Concrete pony arch: 1 (0.03%)
    • Through arch: 3 (0.08%)
      • Steel through arch: 3 (0.08%)

  • Beam: 191 (5.0%)
    • Stringer: 163 (4.2%)
      • Concrete stringer: 18 (0.5%)
      • Steel stringer: 87 (2.3%)
      • Timber stringer: 45 (1.2%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 20 (0.5%)

  • Culvert: 18 (0.5%)
    • Concrete culvert: 12 (0.3%)
    • Stone culvert: 3 (0.08%)

  • Rigid frame: 9 (0.2%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 9 (0.2%)

  • Girder: 292 (7.6%)
    • Deck girder: 186 (4.8%)
      • Concrete deck girder: 59 (1.5%)
      • Deck plate girder: 116 (3.0%)
    • Pony/through girder: 86 (2.2%)
      • Concrete pony/through girder: 6 (0.2%)
      • Concrete curved chord through girder: 7 (0.2%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 69 (1.8%)

  • Other: 13 (0.3%)

  • Slab: 72 (1.9%)

  • Suspension: 6 (0.2%)
    • Cable-stayed: 2 (0.05%)
    • Wire suspension: 4 (0.1%)

  • Truss: 1,833 (47.8%)
    • Bedstead pony truss: 70 (1.8%)
      • Bedstead double-intersection Warren pony truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Bedstead Pratt pony truss: 42 (1.1%)
      • Bedstead Warren pony truss: 27 (0.7%)
    • Deck truss: 28 (0.7%)
      • Pratt deck truss: 12 (0.3%)
      • Warren deck truss: 11 (0.3%)
        • Warren deck truss with alternating verticals: 1 (0.03%)
        • Warren deck truss with no verticals: 1 (0.03%)
        • Warren deck truss with all verticals: 1 (0.03%)
    • Half-through truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Pratt half-through truss: 1 (0.03%)
    • Modern truss: 2 (0.05%)
      • Modern through truss: 2 (0.05%)
        • Modern Parker pony truss: 1 (0.03%)
        • Modern Pratt pony truss: 1 (0.03%)
    • Pony truss: 901 (23.5%)
      • Bailey pony truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Bowstring pony truss: 15 (0.4%)
      • Double-intersection Warren pony truss: 2 (0.05%)
      • Other pony truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Parker pony truss: 2 (0.05%)
      • Polygonal Warren pony truss: 19 (0.5%)
        • Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 6 (0.2%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 180 (4.7%)
      • Half-hip Pratt pony truss: 19 (0.5%)
      • Queenpost pony truss: 3 (0.08%)
      • Warren pony truss: 314 (8.2%)
        • Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 27 (0.7%)
        • Warren pony truss with no verticals: 2 (0.05%)
        • Warren pony truss with all verticals: 3 (0.08%)
    • Through truss: 827 (21.6%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 3 (0.08%)
      • Bowstring through truss: 9 (0.2%)
      • Burr arch-truss: 78 (2.0%)
      • Camelback through truss: 26 (0.7%)
      • Double-intersection Warren through truss: 4 (0.1%)
      • Haupt through truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Howe through truss: 35 (0.9%)
      • Kingpost through truss: 2 (0.05%)
      • Lattice through truss: 7 (0.2%)
        • Quadrangular lattice through truss: 1 (0.03%)
        • Triple-intersection lattice through truss: 2 (0.05%)
      • Long through truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Multiple Kingpost through truss: 3 (0.08%)
      • Parker through truss: 80 (2.1%)
      • Pennsylvania through truss: 15 (0.4%)
      • Polygonal Warren through truss: 3 (0.08%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals: 1 (0.03%)
      • Post through truss: 2 (0.05%)
      • Pratt through truss: 399 (10.4%)
      • Queenpost through truss: 3 (0.08%)
      • Smith through truss: 9 (0.2%)
      • Stearns through truss: 2 (0.05%)
      • Warren through truss: 54 (1.4%)
        • Warren through truss with alternating verticals: 3 (0.08%)
        • Warren through truss with no verticals: 1 (0.03%)
        • Warren through truss with all verticals: 4 (0.1%)
      • Whipple through truss: 43 (1.1%)

  • Tunnel: 10 (0.3%)

  • Unknown: 47 (1.2%)