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Ripley Creek-Delaware Rd. Bridge

Photos 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Ripley Creek on Delaware Road
Location
Ripley County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca.1900
Design
6-panel, Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 95.0 ft.
Total length: 116.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #99
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.20493, -85.21295   (decimal degrees)
39°12'18" N, 85°12'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/654301/4341039 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Batesville
Inventory number
BH 44400 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,281)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,664)
Pratt through truss (4,597)
Pratt truss (8,017)
Ripley County, Indiana (41)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,791)
Through truss (12,895)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,638)
Truss (29,437)

Update Log 

  • March 13, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Found location of thus bridge
  • March 12, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

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