Rating:
2 votes

Creamery Ford Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Satolli Glassmeyer

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BH Photo #110118

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Little Graham Creek on abandoned section of CR 800 East
Location
Jennings County, Indiana
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1897
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Design
6-panel, Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 94.1 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #64
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.93787, -85.46380   (decimal degrees)
38°56'16" N, 85°27'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/633142/4311003 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Jacinto
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4000059 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16411 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2007)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1994)
50

Update Log 

  • November 12, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • April 15, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • November 3, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Changed common name

Sources 

  • Satolli Glassmeyer - info [at] scenicroadrallies [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Creamery Ford Bridge
Posted December 19, 2008, by Don

Very nice bridge, I like how you can still drive right up to it. Would be nice to see them restore the bridge and fix that road up a little.

Little Graham Creek Bridge
Posted March 28, 2007, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This is a Lafayette Bridge Co. product. It is abandoned and located on the edge of the Jefferson Proving Grounds.