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Clifty Branch Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #344959

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Clifty Branch on CR750E
Location
Greene County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge; REPLACEMENT closed
History
Built c. 1897; replaced 1985
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Greene County Bridge #49
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.00174, -86.80321   (decimal degrees)
39°00'06" N, 86°48'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/517039/4316987 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 7 N., R. 4 W., Sec. 36
Inventory number
BH 70430 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Greene County, Indiana (79)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,690)
Lost 1985 (93)
Lost during 1980s (1,049)
Pony truss (15,052)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,020)
Replaced by new bridge (12,386)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,581)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,860)
Truss (29,448)

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Replacement bridge closed
  • January 2, 2016: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

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

Comments 

Clifty Branch Bridge
Posted January 16, 2016, by Mike Daffron (daffronmike [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Ha!! Irony! Replacement turd collapsing!!