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Union Cemetery Bridge

Photos 

Grass growing on wooden deck

Photo taken by Janis Ford in July 2013

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BH Photo #261476

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Rock Creek on Old Stiles Ave
Location
Rock Creek, Ashtabula County, Ohio
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Design
Pinned Pratt Through Truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66041, -80.86556   (decimal degrees)
41°39'37" N, 80°51'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/511193/4612082 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jefferson
Inventory number
BH 50265 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

6-panel truss (567)
Ashtabula County, Ohio (99)
Cemetary (11)
Closed (2,532)
Have street view (24,552)
Laced endposts (155)
Ohio (3,009)
Pin-connected (3,635)
Pratt through truss (4,797)
Pratt truss (8,361)
Rock Creek, Ohio (2)
Through truss (13,572)
Truss (30,520)

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • August 13, 2015: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • July 31, 2013: Updated by Janis Ford: Open only to determined pedestrians
  • November 19, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Janis Ford
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Union Cemetery Bridge
Posted July 31, 2013, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Once upon a time, this bridge was to be rehabbed. Based on the photo from Janis, it is obvious this has not happened. The least they could do is get a lawn mower out and cut the grass on the bridge deck.

Union Cemetery Bridge
Posted November 20, 2011, by Ben Tate (benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I don't know, Tony. It looks like they've been watering the weeds. lol

Union Cemetery Bridge
Posted November 20, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

As of September of last year...nothing had happened.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/reverendjennings/4958791484/in/...

Union Cemetery Bridge
Posted November 19, 2011, by J.P.

Bridge was suppose to go through rehabb in 2006. not sure if it happened or not.

http://starbeacon.com/local/x343646903/Bridge-to-undergo-rec...