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Jenkins Bridge

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Iron bridge on CR 100 South -Morris Street- west of SR 267 in Washington Township, south of Prestwick Golf Course, Avon, Indiana 1976

Courtesy of the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library, Plainfield, IN

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BH Photo #433531

Map 

Description 

This beautiful span offered quite a "Throwback" look for a 1915 structure. Central States was paid $3,063 to build this bridge.

Builder and other details provided by Jim Cooper.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss over White Lick Creek on County Road 100 South
Location
Hendricks County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1915 by the Central States Bridge Company; Replaced 1983
Builder
- Central States Bridge Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
8-panel, Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 126.0 ft.
Total length: 128.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
White Lick Creek CR100S Bridge
Old County Bridge #253
Prestwick Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.74787, -86.41760   (decimal degrees)
39°44'52" N, 86°25'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/549895/4399936 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82608 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • February 14, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added Historic Name
  • October 29, 2018: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and other information.
  • August 25, 2018: Added by Mike Daffron

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Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com