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Bell Creek CR 500S Bridge

Photo 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Map 

Description 

Removed with the building of the SR67 bypass.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Bell Creek on County Road 500 West
Location
Delaware County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1915
Design
5-panel, riveted Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.3 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #116
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.12053, -85.47184   (decimal degrees)
40°07'14" N, 85°28'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/630216/4442254 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 76950 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,758)
Delaware County, Indiana (45)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,683)
Lost 1990 (149)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,172)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,804)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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