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Possum Hollow Road Bridge

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #187713

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Big Cedar Creek on Possum Hollow Road
Location
Franklin County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca.1910
Design
5-panel, Riveted Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #97
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.37806, -84.93484   (decimal degrees)
39°22'41" N, 84°56'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/677877/4360766 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whitcomb
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
100
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2400067 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16162 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 94.1 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,970)
Franklin County, Indiana (80)
Indiana (5,098)
Lost (28,500)
Lost 2000 (411)
Lost during 2000s (4,406)
Owned by county (21,612)
Pony truss (17,015)
Pratt pony truss (3,951)
Pratt truss (10,301)
Replaced by new bridge (19,384)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,652)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,793)
Truss (35,476)

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2009: Updated by J.P.: replaced by a new bridge

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com