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Prairie Creek Bridge CR 250 N

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 through truss bridge over Prairie Creek on CR 250 North
Location
Daviess County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1910; removed 2004
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 96.1 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.7 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #54
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.69264, -87.22986   (decimal degrees)
38°41'34" N, 87°13'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/480010/4282694 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington
Elevation
433 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1400026 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15987 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,566)
Daviess County, Indiana (43)
Indiana (4,879)
Lost (24,183)
Lost 2004 (505)
Lost during 2000s (4,128)
Owned by county (20,591)
Pratt through truss (5,326)
Pratt truss (9,195)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,398)
Through truss (14,889)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,135)
Truss (32,502)
Wooden deck (6,050)

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • May 17, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Overview and Status
  • May 3, 2009: Updated by Greg Hall: added GPS coordinates
  • January 29, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Greg Hall - cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Prairie Creek Bridge
Posted January 9, 2007, by Clark Griswold

This through truss no longer exists.