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Caldwell Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Janis Ford

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BH Photo #131844

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Caldwell Road (TR 33)
Location
Crawford County, Ohio
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1890 by the Variety Iron Works
Builder
- Variety Iron Works of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 112.9 ft.
Total length: 114.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74621, -83.09047   (decimal degrees)
40°44'46" N, 83°05'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/323509/4512686 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Monnett
Inventory numbers
ODOT 1738208 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27416 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2007)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
10

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • April 2, 2010: Updated by Joshua Collins: made slight adjustment to gps coordinates
  • May 18, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee

Sources 

  • Janis Ford
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net