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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
350
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7300041 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17029 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 12.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • 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