Rating:
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Hunter's Ford Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in March 2010

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BH Photo #158443

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span stone arch bridge over Muddy Fork Sand Creek on CR 100 West
Location
Decatur County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 44.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Muddy Fork CR 100W Bridge
County Bridge #45
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.36969, -85.49859   (decimal degrees)
39°22'11" N, 85°29'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/629333/4358877 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greensburg
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1600033 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16049 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 68.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
200

Categories 

19th Century (6,178)
Arch (11,199)
Built 1899 (306)
Built during 1890s (2,458)
Decatur County, Indiana (77)
Deck arch (10,437)
Functionally obsolete (7,990)
Indiana (4,198)
NR-eligible (3,971)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,593)
Owned by county (18,855)
Select (535)
Span length under 25 feet (5,769)
Stone arch (2,651)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2016: New photo from Janis Ford
  • December 4, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic name

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Janis Ford