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CR 75 Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Satolli Glassmeyer

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BH Photo #110123

Map 

Description 

Being considered for relocation to St. Joe River Greenway trail system for preservation; see http://www.indianasnewscenter.com/news/local/Covered-Bridge-...

Facts 

Overview
Four-span pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad on CR 75
Location
De Kalb County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced, disposition unknown
Future prospects
Being considered for relocation to St. Joe River Greenway trail system for preservation; see http://www.indianasnewscenter.com/news/local/Covered-Bridge-...
History
Built ca. 1920
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Four Warren pony trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 146.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
DeKalb County Bridge #134
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.30861, -84.82944   (decimal degrees)
41°18'31" N, 84°49'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/681698/4575289 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hicksville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1700135 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15991 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2014)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 27.5 (out of 100)

Categories 

Available for reuse (226)
Built during 1920s (8,729)
CSX Railroad (1,244)
De Kalb County, Indiana (22)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,584)
NR-eligible (3,966)
Owned by county (18,811)
Pony truss (15,024)
Select (535)
Skewed (4,669)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,487)
Structurally deficient (18,360)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,216)
Truss (29,377)
Warren pony truss (2,929)
Warren truss (5,742)
Wooden deck (5,859)

Update Log 

  • October 25, 2012: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Added proposal for relocation/preservation

Sources 

Comments 

CR 75 Overpass
Posted April 1, 2015, by don (gasman2000xxx [at] yahoo [dot] com)

checked on this on 4-2-15 it is no longer there it has been removed and never replaced