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Bucher Ditch Base Road Bridge

Photos 

West side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in August 2008

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BH Photo #123284

Map 

Video 

Bucher Ditch Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bucher Ditch on Base Road
Location
Greene County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1984
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.0 ft.
Total length: 76.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Kelly Branch Bridge
County Bridge #119
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.09500, -86.94194   (decimal degrees)
39°05'42" N, 86°56'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/505020/4327320 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bloomfield
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2800080 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16217 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 44.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
110

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • May 2, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 15, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed some information
  • September 8, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

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