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Buck Creek Bridge

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South side 1

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in April 2008

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BH Photo #116150

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Video 

Buck Creek Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Buck Creek on CR 100 South
Location
Greene County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Design
Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #237
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.00889, -87.10889   (decimal degrees)
39°00'32" N, 87°06'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/490572/4317768 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Switz City
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2800165 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16210 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
110

Categories 

4-panel truss (257)
Built 1905 (728)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Greene County, Indiana (79)
Indiana (4,200)
NR-eligible (3,979)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,892)
Owned by county (18,921)
Pin-connected (3,301)
Pony truss (15,084)
Pratt pony truss (3,199)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Select (535)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,015)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,526)
Truss (29,550)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • July 4, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • May 2, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • June 29, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com