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Brown Ditch-Parrish Ave. 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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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Brown Ditch on Parrish Avenue
Location
Lake County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1925, replaced in 1993
Builder
- Indiana State Highway Commission (Likely Designer)
Design
6-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 71.9 ft.
Total length: 75.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #278
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.20312, -87.44828   (decimal degrees)
41°12'11" N, 87°26'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/462414/4561402 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Schneider
Land survey
T. 32 N., R. 9 W., Sec. 21
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
584
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4500169 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39394 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 95.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 7, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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