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Joliet Road-Finley Creek Bridge

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

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Description 

This long demolished bridge was replicated for the center (island) span of the new Koteewi Park Bridge joining a pair of through truss spans together. That bridge can be seen here:

http://bridgehunter.com/in/hamilton/bh74349/

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Finley Creek on Joliet Road
Location
Hamilton County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1890 by the Indiana Bridge Company; replaced in 1991
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
IBCo patented Plate Leg Girder
Dimensions
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #21
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.07267, -86.23184   (decimal degrees)
40°04'22" N, 86°13'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/565500/4436105 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77187 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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