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Home Road Bridge

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West end of Home Road Bridge

From HAER Document for Home Road Bridge as assembled by Burgess & Niple, 2001

Photo taken by Michael Mingnery

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BH Photo #235167

Map 

Description 

Was built just south of existing three span truss bridge, built in 1915-16 to replace 500 ft. long covered bridge that was washed out by 1913 flood along Scioto River. The 1975 upgrades consisted of the original wood deck being replaced by a concrete deck, replacement of outside steel joists on each span, and given a new coat of paint.

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over O'Shaughnessy Reservoir, along the Scioto River, on Home Road
Location
Delaware County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1975; replaced 2003
Builders
- E.M. Scully
- Mt. Vernon Bridge Co. of Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 207.0 ft.
Total length: 1,040.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Rathbone Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.19680, -83.13949   (decimal degrees)
40°11'48" N, 83°08'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/317891/4451795 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shawnee Hills
Inventory numbers
ODOT 2130998 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27518 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Corrected builder syntax.
  • December 30, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added year of replacement
  • April 1, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Bridge has been replaced.

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Comments 

Home Road Bridge
Posted January 14, 2010, by Anonymous

Replaced around the year 2000