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Burg Avenue Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #157853

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Burg Avenue in Mechanicsburg
Location
Boone County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
Built in 1897 by the Lafayette Bridge Company; removed after being abandoned for many years.
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Design
5-panel, Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 81.0 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #36
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.16343, -86.48089   (decimal degrees)
40°09'48" N, 86°28'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/544205/4446025 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mechanicsburg
Inventory number
BH 44426 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 6, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • March 13, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

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