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Thomas Road T-87 Bridge

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Thomas Rd. T-87 Bridge

Photo taken by Brian McKee Oct. 29, 2011

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BH Photo #219189

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on TR 87 (Thomas Road)
Location
Allen County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1982
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (likely fabricator)
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.1 ft.
Total length: 58.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.84589, -84.12799   (decimal degrees)
40°50'45" N, 84°07'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/742117/4525619 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elida
Land survey
T. 2 S., R. 6 E., Sec. 24
Average daily traffic (as of 2000)
158
Inventory numbers
ODOT 253898 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27220 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Allen County, Ohio (55)
Built 1921 (569)
Built during 1920s (9,926)
Canton Bridge Co. (192)
Lost (24,754)
Lost 2014 (357)
Lost during 2010s (3,284)
Ohio (3,403)
One-lane traffic (7,606)
Owned by county (20,786)
Pony truss (16,187)
Replaced by new bridge (16,595)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,077)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,300)
Truss (32,803)
Warren pony truss (3,359)
Warren truss (6,567)

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • October 31, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder
  • October 31, 2011: Updated by Brian McKee: Bridge is closed

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