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Vernon Fork US 31 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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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on US 31
Location
Jackson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1923
Builders
- F.K. Vaughn Building Co. (Concrete Girders)
- Vincennes Bridge Co. of Vincennes, Indiana (Truss)
- William J. Titus (Design)
Design
8-panel, riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 124.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.2 ft.
Also called
Indiana State Highway Bridge #31-36-6662
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.90624, -85.82121   (decimal degrees)
38°54'22" N, 85°49'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/602209/4307031 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77258 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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