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US 41-Iroquois River Bridge

Photos 

Iroquois River Bridge

The Brook Reporter: December 6 1951

BH Photo #471089

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Iroquois River on US-41
Location
Newton County, Indiana
Status
Partially collapsed and later replaced
History
One span collapsed in a Nov 1951 accident and the whole structure was later replaced.
Design
Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.82578, -87.43480   (decimal degrees)
40°49'33" N, 87°26'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/463336/4519508 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89133 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Indiana (5,098)
Lost (28,561)
Lost 1951 (67)
Lost during 1950s (870)
Newton County, Indiana (23)
Owned by state (16,566)
Parker through truss (1,412)
Parker truss (1,807)
Replaced by new bridge (19,427)
Through truss (16,834)
Truss (35,523)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • April 26, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

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