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Test Road-Whitewater River Bridge

Photos 

Test Road - Whitewater River Bridge

Palladium-Item: May 24 1959

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BH Photo #443683

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Whitewater River on Test Road
Location
Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1897 by the Massillon Bridge Company; replaced in 1966
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
9-panel, pinned Pratt through truss with approaches
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.80666, -84.90833   (decimal degrees)
39°48'24" N, 84°54'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/679054/4408391 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84482 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,397)
Built 1897 (285)
Built during 1890s (3,195)
Indiana (5,098)
Lost (28,529)
Lost 1966 (88)
Lost during 1960s (938)
Massillon Bridge Co. (157)
Owned by county (21,612)
Pratt through truss (6,061)
Pratt truss (10,305)
Replaced by new bridge (19,403)
Richmond, Indiana (33)
Through truss (16,816)
Truss (35,500)
Wayne County, Indiana (138)
Wooden deck (6,162)

Update Log 

  • February 17, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and builder
  • February 17, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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Sources 

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

Comments 

Test Road-Whitewater River Bridge
Posted February 17, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Tony, I thought you would appreciate this one ! Thanks for your help !