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Old Detroit Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Historical Photo

License: Released into public domain

BH Photo #448189

Map 

Street Views 

Description 

Demolished, but the west approach was used as a foundation for a building.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Rocky River on Detroit Avenue (Old Alignment)
Location
Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Superstructure replaced
History
Built 1910
Builders
- Alfred M. Pelgate
- Wilbur J. Watson & Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroads
- Interurban
- Lake Shore Electric Railway (LSE)
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Also called
Detroit-Rocky River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48292, -81.83217   (decimal degrees)
41°28'59" N, 81°49'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/430526/4592702 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 7 N., R 14 W.
Elevation
600 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 85169 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 26, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 21, 2019: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 20, 2019: New photo from Nathan Holth

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Comments 

Old Detroit Avenue Bridge
Posted May 20, 2019, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I hope I am not posting a duplicate page, but I couldn't find a listing for this lost bridge. I wanted to share this article about the west approach of the bridge being used as a foundation of a building. https://www.crainscleveland.com/real-estate/tenant-firm-exec...