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Mechanicsville Covered Bridge 35-04-18

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken Oct. 2006 by Carla Goodlace

BH Photo #108124

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Grand River on Windsor-Mechanicsville Road
Location
Ashtabula County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1867; rehabilitated 2003
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 155.8 ft.
Total length: 160.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.75433, -80.89800   (decimal degrees)
41°45'16" N, 80°53'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/508479/4622505 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Geneva
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,392
Inventory numbers
ODOT 430285 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
WGCB 35-04-18 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 27255 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (6,361)
Ashtabula County, Ohio (96)
Built 1867 (45)
Built during 1860s (405)
Covered (1,411)
Howe through truss (373)
Howe truss (459)
NR-eligible (4,026)
Non-Select (301)
Ohio (3,027)
One-lane traffic (7,462)
Open (37,510)
Owned by county (19,139)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,904)
Through truss (13,167)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,363)
Truss (29,918)
Wooden deck (5,915)

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • December 7, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • August 13, 2015: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • March 13, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • January 11, 2007: Posted photo from Carla Goodlace

Sources 

  • Carla Goodlace - explorer2568 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Richard Doody