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Big Bayou-Matz Rd. Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #158004

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Big Bayou on CR 1050N(Matz Road)
Location
Posey County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; replaced 1995
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 76.1 ft.
Total length: 78.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.19438, -87.93754   (decimal degrees)
38°11'40" N, 87°56'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/417903/4227797 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Harmony
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6500009 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39547 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 13, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate Name, Year built and Design
  • March 30, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Status and year lost
  • March 17, 2009: Updated by J.P.
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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