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Pierce Street - Yellow River Bridge

Photos 

Pierce Street - Yellow River Bridge

The South Bend Tribune: March 18 1973

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BH Photo #443989

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Yellow River on Pierce Street
Location
Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1973 and 2011
Design
6-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.33671, -86.31021   (decimal degrees)
41°20'12" N, 86°18'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/557716/4576365 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84524 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (7,010)
Indiana (4,725)
Lost (23,398)
Lost 1973 (73)
Lost during 1970s (705)
Marshall County, Indiana (30)
Owned by county (20,313)
Plymouth, Indiana (10)
Pratt through truss (5,205)
Pratt truss (9,018)
Replaced by new bridge (15,621)
Through truss (14,542)
Truss (31,937)

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • February 23, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

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

Comments 

Pierce Street - Yellow River Bridge
Posted February 24, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Exactly ! Thanks Tony!

Pierce Street - Yellow River Bridge
Posted February 23, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Ha! The truss bridge lasted roughly twice as long as the ugly slab that replaced it!