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New Pekin-Main Street Bridge

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Overview
Through truss bridge over South Fork Blue River on Main Street in New Pekin
Location
New Pekin, Washington County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1884; rehabilitated 1987 and 2007
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Wrought iron, pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 110.9 ft.
Total length: 111.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.6 ft.
Also called
Bridge #P-2
South Fork Blue River-Main St. Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.50095, -86.00973   (decimal degrees)
38°30'03" N, 86°00'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/586349/4261863 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Salem
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8800133 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17235 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
494

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • August 2, 2015: New photos from J.P.
  • December 20, 2011: New photos from J.P.
  • April 15, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 28, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • March 26, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • June 22, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Builder
  • January 30, 2008: New photos from James McCray

Sources 

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

Comments 

Main Street Bridge
Posted September 21, 2013, by gary stephens (rebel9668 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge was re-worked again in about 2011, they took out the paved floor and re-installed a wood plank floor onto it.

South Fork Blue River Main Street Bridge
Posted November 5, 2006, by Dan Reitmeyer (danreitmeyer [at] charter [dot] net)

This bridge is being rehabilitated over the winter and into the spring of 2006 -07