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Kankakee River CR 1100W Bridge

Photos 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Kankakee River on CR 1100W
Location
La Porte County, Indiana, and Starke County, Indiana
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1912, removed in 1980's.
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 116.1 ft.
Total length: 134.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Also called
La Porte County Bridge #204
Dog Face Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.24850, -86.90983   (decimal degrees)
41°14'55" N, 86°54'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/507554/4566347 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Pierre
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4600117 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39367 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2010: Updated by James Norwood: added approximate removal date
  • March 16, 2010: Updated by James Norwood: Added info, photos
  • February 7, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Norwood

Comments 

Kankakee River Bridge, Laporte Co, CR 1100 W
Posted June 22, 2009, by Karl Zimmerman (karl [dot] zimmerman [at] valpo [dot] edu)

Bridge is lost. No bridge exists at this location (Google Earth, March 2005), although the abutments are still visible.