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IN 42 White Lick Creek Bridge

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White Lick Creek

Mooresville Newspaper, May 1, 1964: NEW BRIDGE COSTS $320,000 --- Work proceeds on the new State Highway 42 bridge west of Mooresville, a $320,000 federal-state project. The span, for which footings are shown at the left, replaces a narrow steel structure (right). The bridge is over White Lick Creek.

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BH Photo #418875

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White Lick Creek on IN 42
Location
Morgan County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced in 1964
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
(2)7-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.60842, -86.38209   (decimal degrees)
39°36'30" N, 86°22'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/553044/4384479 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 80639 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Indiana (4,597)
Lost (21,383)
Lost 1964 (62)
Lost during 1960s (583)
Morgan County, Indiana (70)
Pratt through truss (4,890)
Pratt truss (8,519)
Replaced by new bridge (14,126)
Through truss (13,865)
Truss (30,973)
Wrought Iron Bridge Co. (317)

Update Log 

  • July 6, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • July 6, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • July 6, 2019: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • March 2, 2018: Added by Mike Daffron
  • February 27, 2018: New photo from Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

IN 42 White Lick Creek
Posted July 6, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks !

IN 42 White Lick Creek
Posted July 6, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Don't care. Bring on more!!

Good work, btw!!

IN 42 White Lick Creek
Posted July 6, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

You were First. I piggy backed your work !

IN 42 White Lick Creek
Posted July 6, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Wow, Melissa! We must have posted these two pix at about the same time!! Great minds....