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Franklin Bottoms Bridge

Photos 

South Entrance

Photo taken by Bob Fish

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BH Photo #120807

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Cammie Thomas Ditch on Franklin Bottoms Road
Location
Washington County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Design
5-panel,bolted Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.1 ft.
Total length: 76.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Cammie Thomas Ditch-Franklin Bottoms Rd. Bridge
County Bridge #39
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.72608, -85.89923   (decimal degrees)
38°43'34" N, 85°53'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/595685/4286954 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Little York
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8800027 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17217 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
44

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,759)
Indiana (4,198)
NR-eligible (3,971)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,591)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,050)
Pratt pony truss (3,172)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Select (535)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,903)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Truss (29,443)
Washington County, Indiana (62)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • August 12, 2008: New photos from Bob Fish

Sources 

  • Bob Fish - crossledguy [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com