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Lake Ditch Bridge SR 42

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #374414

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Lake Ditch on SR 42
Location
Morgan County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1915; Replaced 1991
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 69.0 ft.
Total length: 69.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.9 ft.
Also called
Indiana State Highway Bridge #42-55-6735
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.54437, -86.64563   (decimal degrees)
39°32'40" N, 86°38'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/530448/4377248 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 74952 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,760)
Indiana (4,199)
Lost (18,696)
Lost 1991 (293)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Morgan County, Indiana (62)
Pony truss (15,051)
Pratt pony truss (3,172)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Replaced by new bridge (12,394)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,903)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)
Truss (29,445)

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • December 28, 2016: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com