The plaque appears to show the date of 1888. The plaque design was used by the Buckeye Bridge Works up until it was sold to the Variety Iron Works. The design was then sometimes used by that firm.
- Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Blue River on CR 925 W
- Rush County, Indiana
- Replaced by new bridge
- Built 1888; replaced 1993
- - Buckeye Bridge Works of Cleveland, Ohio (Possible Fabricator)
- Variety Iron Works of Cleveland, Ohio (Possible Fabricator)
- 9-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
3-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss (Half-hip)
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 203.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.5 ft.
- Also called
- Binford Ford Bridge
Rush County Bridge #5
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.70852, -85.61595 (decimal degrees)
39°42'31" N, 85°36'57" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/618644/4396322 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
- Inventory numbers
- INNBI 7000005 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39602 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of May 2017)
- Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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- March 25, 2021: New photo from Tony Dillon
- February 27, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Adjusted GPS coordinates
- February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn