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Chambers Road Covered Bridge 35-21-04

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken 2005 by Gregory S. Hamilton

BH Photo #108179

Map 

Description 

Bridge has twice been rehabbed, once in 1957 after accident, and again in 1982 for general maintence.

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Big Walnut Creek on Chambers Road (TR 63)
Location
Delaware County, Ohio
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built 1883 by Everett S. Sherman
Builder
- E.S. Sherman
Design
Covered Childs through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 73.2 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 21, 1974
Also called
Seymour Chambers Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.33717, -82.81767   (decimal degrees)
40°20'14" N, 82°49'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/345606/4466766 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Olive Green
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
209
Inventory numbers
ODOT 2134268 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
WGCB 35-21-04 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 74001465 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 27515 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 79 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (6,910)
Built 1883 (144)
Built during 1880s (1,842)
Childs truss (13)
Covered (1,524)
Delaware County, Ohio (53)
E.S. Sherman (9)
Functionally obsolete (7,108)
NR-listed (2,880)
Ohio (3,134)
One-lane traffic (7,538)
Open (38,275)
Owned by county (20,093)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,018)
Through truss (14,106)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,991)
Truss (31,308)
Wooden deck (6,001)

Update Log 

  • December 8, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • October 24, 2014: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • March 21, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • March 12, 2014: Photos imported by Dave King
  • July 17, 2012: Photo imported by Sandor Gulyas
  • July 23, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • January 10, 2006: Posted photos from Gregory S. Hamilton

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