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Hufford's Ford Bridge

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Bridge 16

Copyright - Paul Brandenburg

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Description 

Although mostly in Carroll County, the South end of this span is in Clinton County.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Middle Fork Wildcat Creek on CR 400 West
Location
Carroll County, Indiana, and Clinton County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1901
Builder
- James M. Peirce (Abutments and contractor)
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Angel Hill Golf Course Bridge
Carroll County Bridge 16
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.43152, -86.59975   (decimal degrees)
40°25'53" N, 86°35'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/533949/4475729 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rossville
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0800012 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 36769 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/1991)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
100

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder
  • February 28, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic name and new information.
  • June 29, 2008: Added by Paul Brandenburg

Sources 

  • Paul Brandenburg - indianabridges [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Bridge 16
Posted October 3, 2008, by RB (jrbozell45 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Summer 07

Bridge 16
Posted July 19, 2008, by RL Bozell (jrbozell45 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Bridge connects two sections of Angel Hill golf course divided by Wildcat Creek. Open to walkers and golf carts only. You can drive by vehicle to bridge by using 800 south (Carroll County) driving west from St. Hwy.75