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Faucett Ford Bridge

Photos 

Side oblique

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2010

Enlarge

BH Photo #170322

Map 

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
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5900010 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16754 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
100

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,283)
Indiana (4,198)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Non-Select (301)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Open (36,569)
Orange County, Indiana (47)
Owned by county (18,854)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,018)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,899)
Structurally deficient (18,430)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Truss (29,443)

Update Log 

  • 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.