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Lorain Road Bridge

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Lorain Road Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in July 2012

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #267708

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Description 

The bridge received an Award of Merit as the "Most Beautiful Steel Bridge" from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) in Class B in 1935 as the Lorain Road Viaduct.

Facts 

Overview
Steel arch bridge over Rocky River and Valley Pkwy. on Lorain Road (OH 10) in Fairview Park
Location
Fairview Park, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1990
Design
Steel deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 255.9 ft.
Total length: 1,230.0 ft.
Deck width: 52.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Lorain Road Viaduct
Rocky River OH 10 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.45306, -81.82861   (decimal degrees)
41°27'11" N, 81°49'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/430791/4589383 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lakewood
Inventory numbers
ODOT 1801325 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27477 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 75.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
16,810

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2013: New photos from C Hanchey

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Comments 

Rocky River OH 10 Bridge
Posted May 19, 2008, by kayandjay.net (kayandjay [dot] net)

This is nice steel arch.