This is a rare example of a skewed pin-connected pony truss bridge.
Information and Findings From DHPA Historic Bridge Survey
Bridge History and Significance
Offset from one another, the trusses of this single-span Pratt pony rest upon concrete abutments and wingwalls. The pin-connected structure extends 59' in four panels. Its verticals are fabricated from two pairs of laced angles and its diagonals of a pair of die-forged eyebars. The diagonals are countered by adjustable, cylindrical rods. I floor-beams, which are bolted to pin plates, carry the concrete deck with its 15'6" roadway. Except for the skew, the design of this Pratt pony span is rather standard for a pinned structure. The original members of the bridge, including the latticed guardrails, still function. References United Construction and Engineering Corporation, Bridge Inspection Study and Report: Knox County (Indianapolis, 1972). Associated Engineering Consultants, Bridge Reinspection Study and Report: Knox County (Nashville, 1977, 1981). United Consulting Engineers & Architects, Bridge Inventory Report: Knox County (Indianapolis, 2002).
Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: Yes
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