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Lavender Covered Bridge 35-21-07x

Photo 

Lavender Covered Bridge

Mrs. George Pugh sitting on an embankment for the bridge

Photo taken by George Pugh

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BH Photo #274990

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Scioto River on Radnor Road (Del. Co. Rd 198)
Location
Lavender, Delaware County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built to replace an earlier covered bridge. Only bridge along the Scioto River to survive the 1913 flood
Builder
- David T. Sherman
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 151.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.38520, -83.18931   (decimal degrees)
40°23'07" N, 83°11'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/314168/4472813 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Inventory numbers
WGCB 35-21-07x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 59683 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2014: New photo from Sandor Gulyas
  • February 12, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder
  • February 12, 2014: Added by Sandor Gulyas

Related Bridges 

  • Radnor Road Bridge (Successor) - Radnor Road bridge was constructed a 1/4 downstream from this bridge. This allowed for the straightening of Radnor Rd at the Scioto River

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