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Mahalasville Road Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #171407

Map 

Description 

Larger span relocated for a pedestrian trail in Yorktown.

Facts 

Overview
Relocated pony truss bridge over Buck Creek
Location
Morgan County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built ca. 1920 in Morgan County: Larger span moved to Yorktown in Delaware County after smaller span was destroyed by a fallen tree.
Design
Riveted Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 163.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Morgan County Bridge #28
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.35806, -86.35972   (decimal degrees)
39°21'29" N, 86°21'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/555162/4356707 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Morgantown
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5500022 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16710 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 94.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
320

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,770)
Indiana (4,198)
Morgan County, Indiana (62)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Open (36,585)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,052)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,020)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,805)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,240)
Truss (29,448)

Update Log 

  • March 24, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • December 25, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added bridge number
  • July 31, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added information
  • June 23, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon

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Sources 

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