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St. Joseph River 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 St. Joseph River on CR 79
Location
De Kalb County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1891 by the King Bridge Company; replaced in 1989
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 152.0 ft.
Total length: 152.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.7 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #17
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37471, -84.81166   (decimal degrees)
41°22'29" N, 84°48'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/683002/4582665 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hicksville
Inventory number
BH 44397 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

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