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Dickey's Ford Bridge

Photos 

This is an earlier photo from around 2004

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

BH Photo #115544

Map 

Video 

Dickey's Ford Bridge

Mike Daffron

Play video on YouTube

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Lost River on CR 375 North
Location
Orange County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1894
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
6-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 94.1 ft.
Total length: 101.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #18
Miller Bridge
Lost River CR 375N Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.61216, -86.59864   (decimal degrees)
38°36'44" N, 86°35'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/534943/4273815 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
French Lick
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5900013 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16743 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 36.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
125

Update Log 

  • October 18, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • April 19, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • July 15, 2014: Updated by Fmiser: Added category "Steel grate deck", removed "open-grate deck"
  • December 4, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic name
  • July 25, 2010: Updated by Cliff Darby: Not a wooden deck
  • July 25, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • June 27, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Builder and truss type

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Cliff Darby - clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com