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Pigeon Creek 5th Ave. Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #158708

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Description 

First Parker K Truss that I have documented in Indiana

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Pigeon Creek on Fifth Avenue
Location
Vanderburgh County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1936; replaced 2000
Design
K-Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 220.2 ft.
Total length: 253.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.00263, -87.58238   (decimal degrees)
38°00'09" N, 87°34'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/448870/4206267 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Evansville North
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
9,697
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8200063 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39677 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 81.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 23, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com