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CR 500S-Little Sand Creek Bridge

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Little Sand Creek Bridge

The Republic: April 16 1973

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BH Photo #476942

Map 

Description 

Needless to say, the driver faced a myriad of charges.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sand Creek on County Road 500 South
Location
Bartholomew County, Indiana
Status
Collapsed after being struck by a wreckless driver
History
Replaced 1973
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.12907, -85.85608   (decimal degrees)
39°07'45" N, 85°51'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/598875/4331722 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90060 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bartholomew County, Indiana (73)
Collapsed (366)
Indiana (4,820)
Lost (23,696)
Lost 1973 (76)
Lost during 1970s (723)
Owned by county (20,392)
Pratt through truss (5,258)
Pratt truss (9,098)
Through truss (14,675)
Truss (32,173)

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • July 23, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com