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CR-100 South Bridge

Jackson County Bridge 197

CR-100 South Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: May 10, 2010

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
CR-100 South Over McHargue Ditch
Location
Rural: Jackson County, Indiana: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1918 By Builder/Contractor: Henry Harman

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1997
Main Span Length
61 Feet (19 Meters)
Structure Length
65 Feet (20 Meters)
Roadway Width
17.7 Feet (5.39 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
3600132

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Bridge Documentation

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This bridge is noteworthy for its use of bolted connections. While not the earliest example of the use of bolted connections, it is still part of a period of time in history where bolted connections were occasionally used as builders transitioned from pins to rivets in connections. Bolted connections would later make a comeback in the second half of the 20th Century.

Information and Findings From DHPA Historic Bridge Survey

Statement of Significance

Bolted Warren ponies represent a fairly short, intermediate stage in the truss' development towards all-riveted structures. This bridge is of standard design for its type and stage and retains its original members, including latticed guardrails.

Architectural Description

Concrete abutments and wingwalls support the single-span, somewhat skewed Warren pony truss. The largely-bolted structure extends 64' in four panels. Its all-interior verticals and its diagonals are manufactured from a pair of angles riveted together with battens. The I floor beams are bolted to gussets and the verticals below the lower chord and carry the asphalt-over-concrete deck with its 16' roadway.

Other Information

This bridge was built over McHargue Ditch, near the Weddle property in Brownstown Township, by a local contractor, Henry Harman, for the sum of $1044.00. The contract letting date was 11 March 1918. [county research results]

Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: Yes

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Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
38.862010,-86.131250

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