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St. Philomena Church Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in January 2008

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BH Photo #126222

Map 

Street View 

Description 

This bridge was moved from another location in 1950 to replace the St. Philomena Church Covered Bridge. It was recently bypassed by a new bridge on a different alignment and closed. The Stonelick Covered bridge is just .2 miles up the road from here.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Stonelick Creek on Williams Corner Road (CR 116)
Location
Clermont County, Ohio
Status
Closed to traffic
History
Built 1904 by the Champion Bridge Co.; moved to this location in 1950 to replace a covered bridge and bypassed in 2002.
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Camelback Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 136.2 ft.
Total length: 140.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Stonelick Creek CR 116 Bridge
Williams Corner Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.12797, -84.18631   (decimal degrees)
39°07'41" N, 84°11'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/743223/4334748 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Goshen
Elevation
560 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
ODOT 1330004 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27372 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 33.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
347

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2017: New Street View added by James Back
  • November 21, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • June 23, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added additional information.
  • June 22, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added bypass date to history.
  • June 22, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • June 20, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Updated name and history
  • March 23, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Merged 1992 NBI Data Into Bridge Page
  • August 17, 2009: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • April 28, 2009: Updated by Curtis Lee: added coordinates and elevation
  • October 16, 2008: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Bridge is closed to traffic and has been bypassed.

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Curtis Lee - clee47ford [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • James Back
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net