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Peerless Road 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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BH Photo #156212

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Salt Creek on Peerless Road
Location
Lawrence County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1909 by the Central States Bridge Company; replaced 2000
Builder
- Central States Bridge Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
Bolted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 136.2 ft.
Total length: 139.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.4 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #85
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92681, -86.50764   (decimal degrees)
38°55'37" N, 86°30'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/542677/4308770 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oolitic
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4700058 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39405 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/1990)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 34.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
100

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • February 24, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder and other new information
  • February 7, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

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