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Fourteen Mile Creek Zimmerman 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 #378272

Map 

Description 

Pratt pony truss; I-beam approach

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Fourteen Mile Creek on Zimmerman Road, CR 51
Location
Clark County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1905; Replaced 1986
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 93.0 ft.
Total length: 125.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.9 ft.
Also called
Clark County Bridge #31
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.52738, -85.60833   (decimal degrees)
38°31'39" N, 85°36'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/621306/4265248 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Washington
Inventory number
BH 75532 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,348)
Clark County, Indiana (72)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,932)
Lost 1986 (111)
Lost during 1980s (1,058)
Pony truss (15,080)
Pratt pony truss (3,199)
Pratt truss (8,068)
Replaced by new bridge (12,561)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,878)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,303)
Truss (29,541)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2017: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com