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3rd Street 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 Warren pony truss bridge over Pigeon River on 3rd Street South of Howe.
Location
Lagrange County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1928; replaced 1993
Builder
- Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co. of Elkhart, Indiana
Design
5-panel Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 71.9 ft.
Total length: 77.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #74
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.71511, -85.42036   (decimal degrees)
41°42'54" N, 85°25'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/631405/4619351 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lagrange
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4400043 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39372 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/1990)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 41.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
200

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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