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Underwood Ford Bridge

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Photo taken by Satolli Glassmeyer

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BH Photo #110176

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Underwood Ford Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over French Lick Creek on Gorge Street in French Lick
Location
Orange County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904; rehabilitated 1995
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 87.9 ft.
Total length: 90.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Gorge Street Bridge
French Lick Creek CR 100S Bridge
County Bridge #49
Old SR 145 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.54148, -86.61261   (decimal degrees)
38°32'29" N, 86°36'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/533760/4265966 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
French Lick
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5900035 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16735 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 14.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
175

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Added categories "Steel grate deck", "Lattice Railing"
  • June 11, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • April 19, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • September 5, 2013: New photos from J.P.
  • September 29, 2011: New photos from Tony Dillon
  • April 15, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 15, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic name
  • September 9, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Builder, truss type

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Comments 

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

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