Warrick County Bridge No. 266, Spanning Cypress Creek at County Road 550 West (Va, Newburgh, Warrick County, IN
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Shows Truss Components, Top Chord Modification, Lattice Guard Rail.
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Spanning Cypress Creek at County Road 550 West (Va, Newburgh vicinity, IN
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER IN-81
Significance: This bridge is an example of a pinned Pratt pony truss founded on caissons with one steel I-beam approach span at each end of the truss. This bridge is of significance because of the caisson foundations.
Steel Truss Bridges
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
1. Upstream elevation from south bank.
2. Downstream elevation from north bank.
3. Elevation looking north from south bank.
4. Elevation looking south from north bank. Note utility connection.
5. South Approach.
6. North approach, looking south toward bridge.
7. North approach.
8. Looking north. Shows timber deck and running boards.
9. Shows truss components, top chord modification, lattice guard rail.
10. Mid-span of truss showing railing and bridge deck.
11. South abutment. Note modifications.
12. Twin caissons on south bank.
13. Twin caissons on north bank. Note utility.
14. North abutment. Note modifications.
15. Shows underside of north beam span and connections at sop of caissons.
16. Shows underside of truss span and top of south caissons.
17. Shows underside of south beam span and top of south abutment.
18. View of guard rail connection between truss span and I-beam span.
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