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Old Williams Road Bridge

Lawrence County Bridge 198

Old Williams Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 28, 2019

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Old Williams Road (Old IN-450) Over Salt Creek
Location
Rural: Lawrence County, Indiana: United States
Structure Type
Metal 7 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1913 By Builder/Contractor: Vincennes Bridge Company of Vincennes, Indiana

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
145 Feet (44.2 Meters)
Structure Length
109 Feet (33.2 Meters)
Roadway Width
16 Feet (4.88 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 1 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
4700138

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This riveted Pratt through truss has been abandoned.

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Bridge History and Significance

Previous Structure ( 18 - 1913) - For previous structure, see "Alex Cox Road Bridge" (timber) County records suggest an earlier structure here. In September 1900, the commissioners contracted with J. A. Coleman for $147 worth of repairs to the Salt Creek Bridge on the Bedford and Williams Road. In November, the board engaged in a second and much larger contract at $1,374.96 with Coleman for repair work on the same structure. Surveyed Structure (1913 - ) Following the great spring flood of 1913, the commissioners sought an appropriation of $6,963.80 for a new bridge on the Bedford and Williams Road. In June, the Vincennes Bridge Company brought in the lowest and successful construction bid at $5,150, and in August the board sold the old structure to William Jackson for $87.50. 19-foot vertical clearance. Cut-stone abutments and pier. I floor-beams field riveted to verticals below the lower chord. #Not in M&H inventory of Aug 09. References Charles E. Jones, Lawrence County Bridge Inspection Program: Final Report (Bedford, 1973); Lawrence County Bridge Reinspection Program (Bedford, 1978). Associated Engineering Consultants, Inc., Bridge Reinspection Study and Report: Lawrence County (Nashville, 1979). bridge nameplate. Lawrence County, "Commissioners Record," P: 101, 126, 153; S: 197, 213 250.

Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: Yes

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