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Darroch Ditch CR 1200S Bridge

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

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Description 

Moved here in 1965

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Darroch Ditch on CR 1200 South
Location
Newton County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Designed for a state route in the early 1930s and later moved to its present location on this county road.
Builder
- Indiana State Highway Department (Design)
Design
6-panel, bolted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 71.8 ft.
Total length: 74.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.2 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #108
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.82194, -87.35722   (decimal degrees)
40°49'19" N, 87°21'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/469876/4519052 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Goodland
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
135
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5600058 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16722 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 75.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 8, 2018: Updated by Mike Daffron: Bridge has been replaced
  • May 19, 2011: Updated by J.P.: added builder and updated build year and moved year.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Darroch Ditch CR 1200S Bridge
Posted April 8, 2018, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Just missed getting this bridge, as it is being replaced right now.