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Polk Road-Wilson Creek Bridge (Replacement)

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Polk Road - Wilson Creek Bridge (Replacement)

Wilmington News-Journal: May 5 1955

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BH Photo #448690

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Description 

The pony truss is gone, likely the abutments were reused from that bridge which is why there are conflicting dates in the NBI data.

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Wilson Creek on Polk Road
Location
Clinton County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.49376, -83.64578   (decimal degrees)
39°29'38" N, 83°38'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/272482/4374914 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
787
Inventory numbers
ODOT 1435728 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 81684 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 82.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 27, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and other stuff
  • May 27, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • May 24, 2018: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

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