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Fifth Street Bridge

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BH Photo #386968

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Description 

Found a couple pictures of this bridge hanging in a Middletown convenience store. The current bridge in that location was built in 1987, but I think this pony truss might have been previously replaced. I'll have to look for more information on it.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Fall Creek on 5th Street
Location
Middletown, Henry County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Pinned, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.05208, -85.53277   (decimal degrees)
40°03'07" N, 85°31'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/625149/4434569 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middletown
Inventory number
BH 76563 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Henry County, Indiana (60)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,942)
Middletown, Indiana (1)
Pony truss (15,085)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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