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IN 238 - Fall Creek Bridge

Photos 

IN 238 - Fall Creek Bridge

The South Bend Tribune: May 13 1970

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BH Photo #443968

Map 

Description 

Location is approximate, SR 238 was decommissioned and the road was completely realigned.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fall Creek on IN 238
Location
Hamilton County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95443, -85.86796   (decimal degrees)
39°57'16" N, 85°52'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/596695/4423312 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84521 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Hamilton County, Indiana (63)
Indiana (4,596)
Lost (21,319)
Lost 1970 (50)
Lost during 1970s (557)
Owned by state (14,934)
Pratt through truss (4,887)
Pratt truss (8,507)
Replaced by new bridge (14,065)
Through truss (13,859)
Truss (30,965)

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • February 22, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

IN 238 - Fall Creek Bridge
Posted February 22, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony!

IN 238 - Fall Creek Bridge
Posted February 22, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Daniel, thank you!

IN 238 - Fall Creek Bridge
Posted February 22, 2019, by Daniel

39.954560, -85.867146 is my guess: it's over Fall Creek, somewhat north of Fortville, and built in 1970. There's also an intersection at the north end of it.

IN 238 - Fall Creek Bridge
Posted February 22, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

I would appreciate any help with mapping this bridge