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Prairie Creek Dead End Road Bridge

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #388344

Description 

Beam sitting on 1910 pony truss abutments.

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Prairie Creek on Dead End Road.
Location
Boone County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910; replaced 1992
Design
4-panel, riveted Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #96
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.05748, -86.49459   (decimal degrees)
40°03'27" N, 86°29'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/543105/4434258 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lebanon
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0600067 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38856 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 78 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Boone County, Indiana (84)
Built during 1910s (10,081)
Indiana (5,201)
Lost (30,072)
Lost 1992 (474)
Lost during 1990s (4,179)
Pony truss (17,245)
Pratt pony truss (4,030)
Pratt truss (10,552)
Replaced by new bridge (20,467)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,360)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,726)
Truss (36,830)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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