This riveted Pratt through truss has been abandoned.
Information and Findings From DHPA Historic Bridge Survey
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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