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Salamonie River CR 900E 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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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Salamonie River on CR 900E
Location
Blackford County, Indiana, and Jay County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca.1905; replaced 1987
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 164.0 ft.
Total length: 164.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Blackford County Bridge #56
Jay County bridge #47
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.52348, -85.20138   (decimal degrees)
40°31'25" N, 85°12'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/652354/4487415 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Petroleum
Inventory number
BH 44407 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2011: Updated by J.P.: added jay county as it sits on a county line
  • March 12, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com