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Pleasent Run Bridge Peerless Road

Photos 

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

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Pleasant Run on Peerless Road
Location
Lawrence County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1992
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.4 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Also called
Lawrence County Bridge #137
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.90389, -86.49167   (decimal degrees)
38°54'14" N, 86°29'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/544077/4306233 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bartlettsville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4700104 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16509 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2008)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 89.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
355

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,694)
Indiana (4,200)
Lawrence County, Indiana (68)
Lost (18,949)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pony truss (15,088)
Replaced by new bridge (12,573)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,017)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,528)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • April 29, 2017: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added bridge number and photos
  • October 6, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status per forum post

Sources 

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

Comments 

Peerless Road Bridge
Posted October 6, 2011, by T.M. (apmarino1966 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

There is no pony truss bridge at this location. The bridge is a typical steel beam bridge with concrete deck and appears to be fairly new.