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Maumee Road Bridge

Photo 

SHAARD photo

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BH Photo #196945

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Combs Branch on Maumee Road
Location
Jackson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; Replaced
Design
Bolted Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.9 ft.
Total length: 29.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #6
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.03937, -86.27797   (decimal degrees)
39°02'22" N, 86°16'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/562487/4321393 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elkinsville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3600005 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16343 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1920s (9,149)
Indiana (4,292)
Jackson County, Indiana (66)
Lost (19,929)
NR-eligible (3,982)
Non-Select (300)
One-lane traffic (7,513)
Owned by county (19,092)
Pony truss (15,232)
Pratt pony truss (3,238)
Pratt truss (8,207)
Replaced by new bridge (13,200)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,220)
Structurally deficient (17,859)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,225)
Truss (29,972)
Wooden deck (5,897)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Bridge has been replaced
  • April 9, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type

Sources 

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

Comments 

Maumee Road Bridge
Posted March 2, 2016, by Mike Daffron (daffronmike [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Getting to where this bridge used to be was a true test for my little Escape. Kinda wet around here and really Nowheresville! Disappointed it was gone, but not surprised.