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Franklin Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by J.P. in December 0000

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BH Photo #149327

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Pigeon Creek on Franklin Street in Evansville
Location
Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
As of 2021, slated for rehabilitation, following Section 106 Review.
History
Built 1932
Builder
- Globe Construction Co.
Design
Riveted Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 173.8 ft.
Total length: 304.1 ft.
Deck width: 65.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.98028, -87.58778   (decimal degrees)
37°58'49" N, 87°35'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/448380/4203789 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Evansville South
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
7,080
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8200007 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17125 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 60.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added note about planned rehab.
  • September 6, 2021: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • April 16, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • April 5, 2010: New photo from James McCray
  • March 23, 2010: Updated by J.P.: updated builder
  • November 16, 2009: New photos from J.P.

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Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth

Comments 

Franklin Street Bridge
Posted September 13, 2021, by Grant DiDomizio (grantdidomizio [at] gmail [dot] com)

Love the local pics, Patrick!