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Athens 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 #161173

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Middle Fork Anderson River on Athens Road (CR 101).
Location
Perry County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910; replaced 1992
Design
5-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.9 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Also called
CR 101-Middle Fork Anderson River Bridge
Perry County Bridge #35
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.11153, -86.73315   (decimal degrees)
38°06'42" N, 86°43'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/523393/4218223 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gatchel
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
105
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6200024 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39530 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 77.2 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,970)
Indiana (5,098)
Lost (28,489)
Lost 1992 (472)
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 design
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

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