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Martin Road 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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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork White Lick Creek on Martin Road
Location
Hendricks County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1895 by the Pittsburgh Bridge Company; replaced in 1988
Builder
- Pittsburgh Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 112.0 ft.
Total length: 112.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #256
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69959, -86.46157   (decimal degrees)
39°41'59" N, 86°27'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/546160/4394554 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plainfield
Inventory number
BH 44415 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2018: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • March 13, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Martin Road Bridge
Posted March 17, 2011, by Richard Tekulve (CANOEINDIANA [at] YAHOO [dot] COM)

I canoed this stream 5 years ago and it is the West Fork of White Lick Creek. White Lick Creek flows in a southern patern just west of Brownsburg, Avon, Plainfield and Mooresville on it's way to the White River.