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McConnell Ford Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

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BH Photo #115560

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on CR 275 North
Location
Shelby County, Indiana
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
9-panel, bolted Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 153.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #41
Sugar Creek CR 275N Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.56417, -85.93806   (decimal degrees)
39°33'51" N, 85°56'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/591221/4379924 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boggstown
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7300041 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17029 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 29, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • July 8, 2018: Updated by Mike Daffron: Closed. Hopefully temporarily
  • October 14, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 4, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic name
  • July 19, 2010: New photos from Ed Hollowell

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

McConnell Ford Bridge
Posted July 3, 2018, by Audry

This bridge has been closed with no reopening in the foreseeable future closure 10/5/2017