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Buck Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Buck Creek on CR 900 W
Location
Greene County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced; Road realigned
History
Built 1905; replaced 1988
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Also called
Greene Country Bridge # 228
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.00780, -87.10914   (decimal degrees)
39°00'28" N, 87°06'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/490549/4317647 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Switz City
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2800158 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39204 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/1990)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
100

Categories 

Built 1905 (725)
Built during 1900s (6,285)
Greene County, Indiana (79)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,697)
Lost 1988 (150)
Lost during 1980s (1,049)
Pony truss (15,054)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,906)
Structurally deficient (18,436)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,438)
Truss (29,451)

Update Log 

  • March 16, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Removed, road realigned
  • January 13, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Fixed location
  • February 5, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com