Rating:
2 votes

Braken Ford Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2010

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BH Photo #163040

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Lost Fork Sand Creek on CR 180 East
Location
Decatur County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1890
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Total length: 41.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Lost Fork Bridge
County Bridge #89
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.29835, -85.44742   (decimal degrees)
39°17'54" N, 85°26'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/633877/4351034 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greensburg
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1600069 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16046 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 49.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
130

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Arch (11,197)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Decatur County, Indiana (77)
Deck arch (10,436)
Indiana (4,198)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Open (36,590)
Owned by county (18,857)
Select (535)
Stone arch (2,649)
Structurally deficient (18,436)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,862)

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic name
  • April 20, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon

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