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DeArmond Ford Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in August 2009

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BH Photo #144086

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Three-span stone arch bridge over Sand Creek on CR 400 South
Location
Decatur County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1890
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 26.6 ft.
Total length: 98.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Sand Creek CR 400S Bridge
County Bridge #116
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.27772, -85.50628   (decimal degrees)
39°16'40" N, 85°30'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/628839/4348659 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Forest Hill
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1600094 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16058 (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: 62.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
160

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Arch (11,194)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Decatur County, Indiana (77)
Deck arch (10,433)
Functionally obsolete (7,992)
Indiana (4,198)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Open (36,584)
Owned by county (18,855)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,581)
Stone arch (2,649)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,942)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2016: New photos from Janis Ford
  • March 23, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added historic name
  • August 2, 2009: New photos from Anthony Dillon

Sources 

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

Comments 

DeArmond Ford Bridge
Posted March 24, 2013, by Richard Tekulve (canoeindiana [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is sometimes referred to as Union Bridge named after the church and cemetery located about 300 ft. west of the bridge.