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Eel River SR 15 Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #158718

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Eel River on IN 15
Location
Wabash County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1977; replaced 1993
Builder
- Indiana Department of Highways (Design)
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 174.9 ft.
Total length: 176.8 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Also called
Indiana State Highway Bridge #15-85-1743A
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.94815, -85.89104   (decimal degrees)
40°56'53" N, 85°53'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/593339/4533593 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roann
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
3,713
Inventory numbers
INNBI 004000 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39697 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 95.3 (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