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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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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Burg Avenue in Mechanicsburg
Location
Boone County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
Built ca.1895; abandoned for several years and removed
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana (Likely Fabricator)
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 

  • March 13, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

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