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CR 1400 E/CR 1000 W Middle Fork Bridge

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Middle Fork Ditch on CR 1400 E
Location
Howard County, Indiana, and Grant County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1994
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Howard County Bridge #95
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.41870, -85.86217   (decimal degrees)
40°25'07" N, 85°51'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/596530/4474851 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Point Isabel
Elevation
861 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
89
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3400093 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39261 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 17, 2010: New photos from James Norwood
  • February 5, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Norwood

Comments 

CR 1400 E/CR 1000 W Middle Fork Bridge
Posted April 4, 2010, by James Norwood

When this bridge was replaced, it took a lot of the character of this area with it. I remember the enjoyment of crossing over this bridge often while on the way to family friend's homes. It just isn't the same today.