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Appleby Ford Bridge

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

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Mill Creek on CR 850 East
Location
Putnam County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
Built 1910
Builders
- Attica Bridge Co. of Attica, Indiana (Likely Fabricator)
- O.J.Larkin (Contractor)
Design
Bolted Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 129.9 ft.
Total length: 131.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.0 ft.
Also called
County bridge #227
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.51914, -86.69354   (decimal degrees)
39°31'09" N, 86°41'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/526341/4374433 (zone/easting/northing)
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Eminence
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6700195 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16944 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2005)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
21

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2012: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • March 5, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added fabricator and adjusted coordinates
  • August 21, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Bridge removed
  • April 3, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon: common name and year of construction.

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