Bells Branch Road Bridge

Bells Branch Road Bridge

Bells Branch Road Bridge is a Pratt through truss located along Bells Branch Road over Laughery Creek between Dearborn and Ohio counties in Indiana. It was constructed in 1916by the Oregonia Bridge Company of Lebanon, Ohio. 1

A rehabilitation project on the Bells Branch Road Bridge in 2009 3 involved the repairing of deficient truss members, bridge railings, bearing plates, and abutments, the replacement of the driving deck, and the repainting of the crossing. 2


  • State: Indiana
  • Route:
  • Type: Pratt Through Truss
  • Status: Active - Automobile
  • Total Length: 147 feet
  • Main Span Length: 142 feet
  • Deck Width: 17 feet
  • Truss Height:
  • Above Vertical Clearance: 13.6 feet


  1. Bridge plaque.
  2. Listerman, J. Todd, ed. Request for Proposals Notification: County Bridge #15 over Laughery Creek on Bell Branch Road in Dearborn County. N.p.: Dearborn County Highway Department, 2007. Indiana Department of Transporttaion. Web. 30 Oct. 2012. RFP.
  3. “Belles Branch Road Bridge.” N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Oct. 2012. Article.

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