Rating:
No votes cast

Euler's Ford Bridge

Photos 

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

Enlarge

View more info about Indiana historic bridges from the SHAARD database

BH Photo #158730

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on County Road 400 West
Location
Jennings County, Indiana
Status
Replaced
History
Built 1895
Design
9-panel, Pinned and bolted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 147.9 ft.
Total length: 150.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #96
Sullivan Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.95420, -85.68496   (decimal degrees)
38°57'15" N, 85°41'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/613947/4312516 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hayden
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
300
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4000088 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16429 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 87.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 23, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added alternate name
  • March 27, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic name and truss type
  • March 23, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • April 7, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • March 19, 2009: Updated by J.P.: Bridge is no longer standing

Sources 

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

Comments 

Vernon Fork Bridge
Posted May 27, 2007, by Tom Hoffman

This bridge may no longer exist. There was a modern concrete structure in its place. You never know whether a bridge has been demolished or disassembled when you find a modern bridge in its place.