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Beasley Fork Road Bridge

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in July 2010

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Overview
Double pony truss bridge over Beasley Fork on Beasley Fork Road (CR 48)
Location
Adams County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910; rehabilitated 1999
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 118.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.74380, -83.49536   (decimal degrees)
38°44'38" N, 83°29'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/283130/4291303 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Inventory numbers
ODOT 134317 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27178 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 37.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1999)
1,500

Categories 

Adams County, Ohio (34)
Built 1910 (808)
Built during 1910s (7,317)
Functionally obsolete (7,220)
Ohio (2,542)
One-lane traffic (7,195)
Open (30,979)
Owned by county (17,046)
Pony truss (13,566)
Pratt pony truss (2,528)
Pratt truss (6,274)
Span length 50-75 feet (7,519)
Total length 100-125 feet (3,937)
Truss (25,418)
Wooden deck (5,572)

Update Log 

  • July 4, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: The two spans are completely different in both design and age.
  • April 5, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Mapped again.
  • April 2, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Mapped.

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger