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Faucett Ford Bridge

Photos 

Side oblique

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2010

Enlarge

BH Photo #170322

Map 

Video 

Faucett Ford Bridge

Mike Daffron

Play video on YouTube

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Sulphur Creek on County Road 400 North
Location
Orange County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1900
Design
4-panel, Pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.4 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Sulphur Creek CR 400N Bridge
County Bridge #15
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.61648, -86.64832   (decimal degrees)
38°36'59" N, 86°38'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/530616/4274276 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hillham
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
100
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5900010 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16754 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,467)
Indiana (4,253)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Non-Select (300)
One-lane traffic (7,503)
Open (37,179)
Orange County, Indiana (47)
Owned by county (19,010)
Pony truss (15,189)
Pratt pony truss (3,224)
Pratt truss (8,181)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,167)
Structurally deficient (18,029)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,105)
Truss (29,881)

Update Log 

  • May 6, 2018: New video from Mike Daffron
  • April 19, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 4, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic name
  • July 25, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sulphur Creek Bridge
Posted August 16, 2007, by Rod Detty (zonechair [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was still in use in July of 2007 when this photo was taken.