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Middletown Bridge

Photos 

1917 postcard

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BH Photo #511550

Description 

Said to be the longest concrete viaduct in Ohio when built. Appears to have crossed both the main and back channels of the Great Miami River as well as the island in between as one continuous bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Great Miami River on OH-122
Location
Middletown, Butler County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1915 by the Hackedorn Construction Co. to replace bridge lost in 1913 flood; replaced 1948 by new bridge
Builder
- Hackedorn Construction Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
Nineteen-span, closed-spandrel concrete deck arch
Dimensions
Total length: 1,947.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.51987, -84.41186   (decimal degrees)
39°31'12" N, 84°24'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/722476/4377668 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94979 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 17, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added builder
  • November 6, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 5, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

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