5th Avenue Bridge
Project type: Infrastructure and Utilities, Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels
Site Survival: No Longer ExtantView Project in a Separate Window
Constructed with Public Works Administration (PWA) funds in 1936, the 5th Avenue Bridge spanned Pigeon Creek, south of Diamond Ave, though it is no longer extant.
It was a modified parker truss bridge, polygonal top chords, lacks cross diagonals in the center two bays, instead the laterals in these two bays form a diamond, cement deck with floor beams and stringers and bottom lateral bracing, sidewalk decks cantilevered out on both sides.
DNR Historic Site and Structures Inventory; Knox Co Interim Report
Project originally submitted by Indiana DNR, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology on September 8, 2015.
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