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Dey Road Bridge

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Photo taken by Todd Walker

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Tiffin River on CR 42 (Dey Road) in Defiance
Location
Defiance County, Ohio
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1906 by the Massillon Bridge Co.
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 5, 1999
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.29033, -84.38556   (decimal degrees)
41°17'25" N, 84°23'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/718921/4574284 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Defiance West
Inventory numbers
ODOT 2033739 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
NRHP 99000095 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 27504 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1906 (411)
Built during 1900s (4,802)
Defiance County, Ohio (23)
Massillon Bridge Co. (96)
NR-listed (2,653)
Ohio (2,558)
Open to pedestrians (2,730)
Owned by county (17,123)
Pratt through truss (3,638)
Pratt truss (6,355)
Through truss (10,728)
Truss (25,634)

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP date & imported photos
  • May 20, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Fixed typo

Sources 

  • Todd Walker
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Dey Road Bridge
Posted April 3, 2012, by Todd D. Walker (mrwalk11 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Yesterday morning I took my new Nikon d3100 out to the bridge to find it all cleared of graffiti and my soulmate Tonya took a mug of me.

Dey Road Bridge
Posted July 23, 2008, by Todd D Walker (mrwalk08 [at] aol [dot] com)

These are pics I took 7-19-08 of the Dey Road Bridge.

pic 1 "full view"

pic 2 "south portal

pic 3 "original lattice railing"

pic 4 "bracing detail"

pic 5 "new bridge" (built 1995)

Webmaster's note: The photos that were here have been incorporated into the main site.