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Upas Road -Yellow River Bridge

Photo 

Upas Road - Yellow River Bridge

The South Bend Tribune: May 12 1971

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BH Photo #443893

Map 

Description 

Appears to be a reclaimed railroad bridge that was relocated.

The firm that replaced this bridge is now known for many wonderful truss bridge restorations that they have done.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Yellow River on Upas Road
Location
Marshall County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1971
Design
10-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.27287, -86.45372   (decimal degrees)
41°16'22" N, 86°27'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/545752/4569193 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84506 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Indiana (4,625)
Lost (22,243)
Lost 1971 (60)
Lost during 1970s (609)
Marshall County, Indiana (29)
Owned by county (20,049)
Pratt through truss (5,001)
Pratt truss (8,735)
Replaced by new bridge (14,836)
Through truss (14,030)
Truss (31,218)

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Tweaked stuff
  • February 20, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Upas Road -Yellow River Bridge
Posted February 21, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony!