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Branch Pollard Ditch Bridge

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West end

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in November 2007

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Overview
Arch bridge over Branch of Pollard Ditch on CR 1200S (County Line Road)
Location
Sullivan County, Indiana, and Knox County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1918
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 28.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Sullivan county bridge #6
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.90169, -87.29842   (decimal degrees)
38°54'06" N, 87°17'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/474123/4305909 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bucktown
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7700006 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 36845 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2011)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 39.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
110

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added county, alternate name and changed overview
  • July 9, 2008: Added by Robert Stephenson

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Branch Pollard Ditch Bridge
Posted December 24, 2010, by Anonymous

It's amazing that these bridges don't get more damage over the years, from snow plows if nothing else. I'm sure drivers are as careful as they can be, but we're only human after all..... times how many years it's been around....it's really in great shape.

Branch Pollard Ditch Bridge
Posted December 23, 2010, by J.P.

really like the railings on this bridge. Most Indiana arches are solid on the railings. great pics