7 votes

Xenia Bridge


Side view

Photo taken by Chris Clouser

BH Photo #102718


Xenia Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Although probably completely riveted originally, much of this span was bolted together when it was moved.


Through truss bridge over Wildcat Creek on Prince William Road
Carroll County, Indiana
Restored in 2006
Built 1931 as a State Highway bridge and relocated in 1945
- Illinois Steel Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
- Indiana Department of Highways
Bolted 8-panel Parker through truss
Length of largest span: 144.6 ft.
Total length: 154.8 ft.
Deck width: 21.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Carroll County Bridge 25
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.47366, -86.58731   (decimal degrees)
40°28'25" N, 86°35'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/534982/4480412 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0800021 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15889 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 79.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 6, 2018: New video from Mike Daffron
  • November 10, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • October 15, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 27, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Illinois Steel Co."
  • May 30, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • July 2, 2008: Updated by Paul Brandenburg: corrected spelling to Xenia
  • June 30, 2008: Updated by Paul Brandenburg: updated year built to 1931 as a State Highway bridge and relocated in 1945 (source: letter from SHPO)
  • June 26, 2008: Updated by Paul Brandenburg: added county bridge number
  • March 22, 2006: Posted photos from Chris Clouser


  • Chris Clouser - morpar55 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Paul Brandenburg - indianabridges [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com


Xenia Bridge
Posted April 11, 2016, by Tim Lange (timlange3 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Picture taken on 7/12/2013. Looking east.

Xenia Bridge
Posted October 3, 2008, by JB (jrbozell45 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Summer of 2007

Xenia Bridge
Posted July 2, 2008, by Anonymous

Does anybody have any photos of the bridge

after rehabilitation?

Zinni Bridge
Posted August 21, 2007, by RLB (jrbozell45 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Visited this bridge on 8/18/07 looks like a new bridge, completely repainted. New riprap along abuttments and concrete looks to be new or powerwashed.