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Jordan Creek Bridge

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

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Description 

5-panel truss

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Jordan Creek on CR 450 West
Location
Gibson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1925, Replaced 2005
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.9 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Skew angle
52 degrees
Also called
Gibson County Bridge #324
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.17747, -87.65223   (decimal degrees)
38°10'39" N, 87°39'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/442874/4225706 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cynthiana
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
30
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2600239 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16187 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1925 (1,309)
Built during 1920s (10,256)
Gibson County, Indiana (111)
Indiana (5,098)
Lost (28,493)
Lost 2005 (455)
Lost during 2000s (4,406)
Owned by county (21,611)
Pony truss (17,012)
Replaced by new bridge (19,377)
Skewed (5,012)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,420)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,574)
Truss (35,472)
Warren pony truss (3,559)
Warren truss (7,003)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate name and Design
  • June 25, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Status
  • June 24, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Status, overview and history

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