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Thunder Road Bridge

Photo 

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

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Middle Fork Deer Creek on Thunder Road (CR 81).
Location
Perry County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; replaced 1996
Design
4-panel, riveted Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Also called
CR 81-Middle Fork Deer Creek Bridge
Perry County Bridge #8
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.99500, -86.62833   (decimal degrees)
37°59'42" N, 86°37'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/532633/4205325 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cannelton
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
100
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6200006 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39520 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 90.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1920s (10,256)
Indiana (5,098)
Lost (28,489)
Lost 1996 (455)
Lost during 1990s (4,145)
Perry County, Indiana (35)
Pony truss (17,012)
Pratt pony truss (3,951)
Pratt truss (10,299)
Replaced by new bridge (19,375)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,420)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,574)
Truss (35,469)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2017: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added bridge number
  • April 5, 2010: Updated by J.P.: updated bridge design
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com