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Tapp Ford Bridge

Photos 

main span

Photo taken by J.P.

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BH Photo #204161

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Big Graham Creek on CR 800 South
Location
Jennings County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1905
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 78.1 ft.
Total length: 217.8 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Big Graham Creek Bridge
County Bridge #76
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.86750, -85.61750   (decimal degrees)
38°52'03" N, 85°37'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/619938/4302981 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Volga
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
200
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4000069 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16397 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Sufficiency rating: 43.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added historic name and modified build date
  • November 22, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • July 21, 2011: New photos from James McCray
  • July 15, 2011: New photos from J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Tapp Ford Bridge
Posted March 28, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Not seeing the London Bridge thing happening here!

Tapp Ford Bridge
Posted March 28, 2019, by Tiffany Partridge (slaphappy37 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge is currently for sale to be rehabilitated and reused.

https://www.in.gov/indot/3913.htm

Tapp Ford Bridge
Posted January 10, 2012, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Hopefully this work will be of a "preservative" nature!

Tapp Ford Bridge
Posted January 10, 2012, by Richard Tekulve (CANOEINDIANA [at] YAHOO [dot] COM)

This bridge is going to have some work done to it in the near future per my conversation with Jeff Barger (Jennings Co. Commissioner) a few months ago.