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Panhandle Road Bridge

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"Old" Panhandle Road Bridge

Original Stone Mill Concrete bridge, prior to its rehab in 1973

Rex Walker, Delaware Gazette

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BH Photo #274975

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Olentangy River on Panhandle Road in Delaware
Location
Delaware County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
County is studying alternatives that will either greatly degrade the historic integrity of this bridge... or eradicate it all together.
History
Originally built in 1915, refurbished by the county in 1973 where the road deck and railings were replaced
Design
Concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 282.2 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Also called
Stone Mill Bridge
Olentangy River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.32472, -83.07083   (decimal degrees)
40°19'29" N, 83°04'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/324068/4465857 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delaware
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
2,980
Inventory numbers
ODOT 2130165 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27523 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 61.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,437)
Built 1914 (758)
Built during 1910s (9,147)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,730)
Deck arch (10,681)
Delaware County, Ohio (52)
Ohio (3,055)
Olentangy River (21)
Open (38,304)
Owned by county (19,637)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,103)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,832)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2014: New photos from Sandor Gulyas
  • March 28, 2013: Added by Sandor Gulyas
  • September 26, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated information

Sources 

Comments 

Panhandle Road Bridge
Posted March 9, 2016, by Sandor Gulyas (sgulya1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

March 21st will be the last day this bridge is open.

https://www.facebook.com/DelawareCoSheriff/posts/11804745186...

Panhandle Road Bridge
Posted November 4, 2015, by Sandor Gulyas (sgulya1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

After 5 years of gathering funds, the demise is finally upon us.

http://delgazette.com/news/3893/delaware-county-oks-4-6m-bri...

Panhandle Road Bridge
Posted September 26, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Looks like he's after this one next:

http://www.co.delaware.oh.us/engineer/docs/spring_2011.pdf