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Cherry Street Bridge

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Cherry Street Bridge

Photo taken by Brian McKee

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BH Photo #218879

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Riley Creek on Cherry Street in Bluffton
Location
Allen County, Ohio
Status
Removed and replaced in 2004
History
Built ca. 1890 by the Canton Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1982; replaced in 2004
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 77.1 ft.
Deck width: 21.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.89167, -83.89000   (decimal degrees)
40°53'30" N, 83°53'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/256534/4530752 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bluffton
Inventory numbers
OH 248029 (Ohio bridge number)
ODOT 248029 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27202 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 28, 2011: New photos from Brian McKee
  • October 25, 2011: Updated by Brian McKee: Bridge has been replaced
  • September 18, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: New bridge showing in satellite view

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Cherry Street Bridge
Posted October 25, 2011, by Brian McKee (bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I have photos of the original bridge, but just need to find them. It was a beauty!