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Blue Lick Creek Alex Biggs Road

Photo 

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 pony truss bridge over Blue Lick Creek on Alex Biggs Road, CR 50
Location
Clark County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1905; Replaced 1990
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.1 ft.
Also called
Clark County Bridge #83
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.50280, -85.77337   (decimal degrees)
38°30'10" N, 85°46'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/606956/4262316 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75535 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,285)
Clark County, Indiana (72)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,690)
Lost 1990 (148)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Pony truss (15,052)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,020)
Replaced by new bridge (12,386)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,902)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,437)
Truss (29,448)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2017: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

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