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Bucher Ditch Base Road Bridge

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West side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in August 2008

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BH Photo #123284

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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
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1984; Replaced 2019
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
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
110
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2800080 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16217 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2020: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • January 1, 2020: Updated by Mike Daffron: Bridge has been replaced
  • July 30, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • January 27, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • 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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Comments 

Bucher Ditch Base Road Bridge
Posted December 25, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

But still try to have a Merry Christmas!

Bucher Ditch Base Road Bridge
Posted December 25, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Santa Claus took a crap down the old chimney in Greene County. Another casualty of age: being replaced. There will be no ponies left around here soon. Bah Humbug