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Bull Rapids Bridge

Photos 

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

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Map 

Description 

Abutments and pier remain next to replacement bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Maumee River on Bull Rapids Road
Location
Allen County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1905 by the Attica Bridge Company; replaced in 1987.
Builder
- Attica Bridge Co. of Attica, Indiana
Design
Riveted Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Total length: 335.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #144
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.15631, -84.87736   (decimal degrees)
41°09'23" N, 84°52'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/678100/4558280 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grabill
Inventory number
BH 44267 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

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