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Flat Rock River IN 252 Bridge

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

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Flat Rock River on SR 252
Location
Shelby County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1925; replaced ca.1989
Builder
- Indiana State Highway Commission (Designer)
Design
Riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 200.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.36321, -85.85608   (decimal degrees)
39°21'48" N, 85°51'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/598547/4357708 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hope
Inventory number
BH 44723 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

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Comments 

Flat Rock River IN 252 Bridge
Posted November 1, 2017, by Tom Hoffman

Just to the west of this bridge was a pony truss for two lanes(unlike this bridge) over Lewis Creek. This is right above the mouth of the creek. It was taken down at the same time this bridge was.