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Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Historic Preservation & Archaeology > Learn About Topics > Buildings & Bridges > Bridge Structure & Styles > Warren Bridge Warren Bridge

1848 - 20th century
Drawing: Historic American Engineering Record

Triangular in outline, the diagonals carry both compressive and tensile forces.  A "true" Warren truss has equilateral triangles.

Length: 50-400 feet (15-120 meters)

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County Bridge 137 (Demolished) - Benton County
County Bridge 137 (Demolished)
Benton County, IN

County Bridge 216 (Demolished) - Hendricks County
County Bridge 216 (Demolished)
Hendricks County, IN