Rockfield Cemetery Road Bridge
BH Photo #194248
Bolting of trusses in 1904 was not a common practice among Indiana bridge fabricators. One firm however, the nearby Attica Bridge Company had started using this method around 1903. It seemed as though they were practicing for the next step of field riveting, which they succeeded in by 1905.
- Relocated pony truss bridge over East Fork of Coal Creek on Rockfield Cemetery Road
- Fountain County, Indiana
- Replaced by a new bridge and moved to Covington Circle Trail over Mallory Branch
- Built in 1904 over East Fork of Coal Creek; relocated in 2006 and seperated into 2 bridges on a Covington trail.
- - Attica Bridge Co. of Attica, Indiana (Likely fabricator)
- Bolted Pratt pony truss
Length of largest span: 70.8 ft.
Total length: 133.8 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
- Also called
- County Bridge #63
Ghost Hollow Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.09111, -87.22667 (decimal degrees)
40°05'28" N, 87°13'36" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/480677/4437894 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
- Inventory numbers
- INNBI 2300051 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16139 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of June 2018)
- Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 94.5 (out of 100)
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- February 26, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Updated information
- November 25, 2008: Updated by Tom Hall: updated status
- Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
- Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com