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Prairie Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #156996

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Prairie Creek on CR 875 W
Location
Sullivan County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1899; removed 2000
Design
Pinned, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 96.1 ft.
Total length: 101.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #258
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.23654, -87.56832   (decimal degrees)
39°14'12" N, 87°34'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/450952/4343179 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairbanks
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7700216 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39649 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Adjusted GPS and Added Built and Lost dates
  • March 4, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added coordinates and truss type.
  • April 11, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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