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Buck Run Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in July 2010

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BH Photo #169154

Description 

Photos show the 1985 replacement bridge, not the 1890 bridge.

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 - cliffsta1987 [at] gmail [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.