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Buck Run Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in July 2010

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BH Photo #169154

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Little West Fork Ohio Brush Creek on Buck Run Road (CR 37)
Location
Adams County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890 by the Champion Bridge Co.; replaced 1985
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 108.9 ft.
Total length: 116.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.97429, -83.61421   (decimal degrees)
38°58'27" N, 83°36'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/273532/4317174 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seaman
Inventory numbers
ODOT 134058 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27180 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status
  • July 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added truss type.
  • July 4, 2010: Updated by Cliff Darby: This is a pony truss, not a through truss
  • July 4, 2010: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • April 1, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Mapped

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Cliff Darby - clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Buck Run Road Bridge
Posted July 5, 2010, by Bill Eichelberger (wallyum [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I found a lot of that yesterday. The NBI records for Adams County are kind of iffy.

Buck Run Road Bridge
Posted July 5, 2010, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Records would need to be checked to verify, but this welded bridge likely replaced a through truss at this location. The 1985 rehabilitation date given, is likely the date this occurred.