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Old Plank Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Janis Ford Feb 2007

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BH Photo #216737

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bailey truss bridge over Grand River on Old Plank Road (TR 528)
Location
Ashtabula County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Bailey double-single (two side-by-side, one tall) pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.50516, -80.90783   (decimal degrees)
41°30'19" N, 80°54'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/507692/4594841 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Windsor
Inventory number
BH 27262 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Ashtabula County, Ohio (96)
Bailey truss (126)
Lost (18,940)
Ohio (2,927)
Owned by township (2,333)
Pony truss (15,083)
Pre-fab, modular steel panel truss (13)
Replaced by new bridge (12,565)
Truss (29,548)

Update Log 

  • June 14, 2017: Updated by Fmiser: changed from "deck" to "pony"
  • April 29, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • November 15, 2011: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Mapped.
  • November 29, 2009: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added to Bailey truss category.

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Janis Ford
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Nathan Holth
  • Fmiser - fmiser [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Old Plank Road Bridge
Posted November 29, 2009, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

These are what is known as a Bailey truss.

Old Plank Road Bridge
Posted November 29, 2009, by J.R. Manning (thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

I agree with you, Gene. Take a look at the 50th Street Menomonee River Bridge at http://bridgehunter.com/wi/milwaukee/P40065800000000/ to see a nearly identical structure.

Old Plank Road Bridge
Posted November 29, 2009, by Gene McCluney (mccluney [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Thats one of those surplus WW2 era. modular bridges.