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Valley View Road Bridge--Old location



Photo taken by James McCray


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Pratt through truss bridge over Big Indian Creek on Valley View Road
Harrison County, Indiana
Moved to a new location near Corydon over Indian Creek on the Indian Creek Trail System.
Built 1899; bypassed and converted to pedestrian bridge in 2012; relocated for trail use in 2018.
Pin-connected, 9-panel Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 146.9 ft.
Total length: 149.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.0 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Harrison County Bridge #58
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.17816, -86.19789   (decimal degrees)
38°10'41" N, 86°11'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/570252/4225886 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Corydon West
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3100036 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
INNBI 3100087 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16263 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2008)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 41.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2021: Updated by James McCray: Updated and created a new page for bridge in new location
  • August 17, 2019: New photos from Ben Tate
  • October 14, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 2, 2014: New photos from J.P.
  • November 1, 2010: Updated by J.P.: add nbi
  • February 4, 2008: New photos from James McCray

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Valley View Road Bridge
Posted May 28, 2019, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Current Bridge Location After Relocation: 38.215265, -86.140981


Valley View Road Bridge
Posted May 2, 2018, by Dan Reitmeyer (danr [at] clrincgrp [dot] com)

This bridge was set off its foundations today, it will be repaired and then installed in the Hayswood Nature Preserve just south of Corydon In