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Hoffman Road Bridge

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This old bridge has rusted to the point where the lower chord has broken at one end, and the entire structure is sagging badly. It's just a matter of time before it falls into the creek.

Photo taken by Matt Lohry

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BH Photo #241881

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Street View 

    Facts 

    Overview
    Pony truss bridge over Cypress Creek on Hoffman Road
    Location
    Warrick County, Indiana
    Status
    Removed but not replaced
    History
    Built ca. 1920
    Design
    Pratt pony truss
    Dimensions
    Length of largest span: 78.1 ft.
    Total length: 80.0 ft.
    Deck width: 15.7 ft.
    Recognition
    Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
    Also called
    Warrick County Bridge #259
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +37.98306, -87.32361   (decimal degrees)
    37°58'59" N, 87°19'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    16/471581/4203984 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Yankeetown
    Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
    100
    Inventory numbers
    INNBI 8700117 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
    BH 17191 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
    Inspection report (as of November 2013)
    Sufficiency rating: 22 (out of 100)
    View more at BridgeReports.com

    Categories 

    Built during 1920s (9,150)
    Have street view (24,062)
    Indiana (4,292)
    Lost (19,930)
    NR-eligible (3,982)
    One-lane traffic (7,513)
    Owned by county (19,094)
    Pony truss (15,233)
    Pratt pony truss (3,238)
    Pratt truss (8,207)
    Span length 75-100 feet (5,989)
    Structurally deficient (17,859)
    Total length 75-100 feet (6,152)
    Truss (29,973)
    Warrick County, Indiana (45)

    Update Log 

    • November 27, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
    • November 26, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Bridge has been removed
    • November 21, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added County bridge number
    • November 12, 2015: New Street View added by Erik Hoffman
    • November 11, 2015: Updated by Erik Hoffman: Bridge finally collapsed
    • October 23, 2012: New photos from Matt Lohry
    • November 30, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design to pratt pony truss as seen from google earth.
    • December 22, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.

    Sources 

    • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
    • Matt Lohry
    • Erik Hoffman - edh4801 [at] gmail [dot] com
    • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

    Comments 

    Hoffman Road Bridge
    Posted January 8, 2015, by Dane s (Aimcop726 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

    This is what it looked like when I drive by today

    Hoffman Road Bridge
    Posted December 9, 2014, by Dane s. (aimcop726 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

    This bridge has fallen into the creek