This bridge is a classic riveted pony truss remains today with good historic integrity. The deck described in the Historic Bridge Survey has since been replaced with a steel open grate deck.
Information and Findings From DHPA Historic Bridge Survey
Concrete abutments and wingwalls support the one-span Warren pony truss. The riveted structure extends 72' in five panels. Its all-interior verticals are manufactured from two pairs of laced angles and its diagonals from a single pair of laced angles. The I floor-beams are bolted to gussets below the lower chord and carry the asphalt-over-concrete deck with its 14'10" roadway. The light and uniform size of the diagonals and the placement of floor-beams indicate an early stage of all-riveted Warren pony construction. Except for the lacing of the verticals and diagonals, this bridge is of standard design and retains its original members, including latticed guardrails. References Beam, Longest and Neff, Inc., Bridge Inventory Rating and Safety Inspection: Monroe County (Indianapolis, 1973, 1977, 1981).
Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: Yes
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