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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
44
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8800027 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17217 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,935)
Indiana (4,230)
NR-eligible (4,026)
One-lane traffic (7,462)
Open (37,518)
Owned by county (19,139)
Pony truss (15,202)
Pratt pony truss (3,233)
Pratt truss (8,161)
Select (534)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,113)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,083)
Truss (29,924)
Washington County, Indiana (62)
Wooden deck (5,917)

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