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Little River 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 

One of few bridges built in Indiana during the Great Depression.

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Little River on CR 1100 N
Location
Huntington County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1937; replaced 1996
Builders
- Asher Grant (County Engineer)
- Elmer Settlemeyer (County Road Supervisor)
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.1 ft.
Total length: 57.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #117
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.98968, -85.34612   (decimal degrees)
40°59'23" N, 85°20'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/639118/4538928 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Zanesville
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
200
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3500078 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39265 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 88.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 12, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type
  • February 5, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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