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Harris 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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BH Photo #156406

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge originally over Big Pine Creek on CR 125 E
Location
Warren County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge and relocated to Monroe County
History
Built 1887, rehabilitated in 1970, relocated in 1999
Builder
- Lomas Forge & Bridge Works of Cincinnati, Ohio
Design
Wrought iron Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 151.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.1 ft.
Also called
Moores Hill Bridge
County Bridge #56
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.31742, -87.29165   (decimal degrees)
40°19'03" N, 87°17'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/475220/4463029 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Williamsport
Inventory numbers
INNBI 8600046 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39717 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/1990)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 40.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
300

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder and GPS coordinates
  • February 21, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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