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Olentangy Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Rex Welker (Delaware Gazette, Delaware County Historical Society)

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BH Photo #279565

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Olentangy River on Olentangy Ave (Armstrong Road
Location
Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1914, replaced in 1993
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 152.9 ft.
Total length: 155.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Armstrong Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.28456, -83.06533   (decimal degrees)
40°17'04" N, 83°03'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/324431/4461387 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delaware
Inventory numbers
ODOT 2132028 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 60229 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1914 (821)
Built during 1910s (9,805)
Delaware County, Ohio (63)
Delaware, Ohio (11)
Lost (26,359)
Lost 1993 (468)
Lost during 1990s (4,063)
Ohio (3,673)
Olentangy River (22)
Owned by city (5,757)
Pratt through truss (5,634)
Pratt truss (9,656)
Riveted (2,243)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,301)
Through truss (15,720)
Total length 125-175 feet (6,036)
Truss (33,867)

Update Log 

  • October 13, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Corrected truss type
  • March 18, 2014: Updated by Sandor Gulyas: Corrected dates of opening and closing (found article about the bridge)
  • March 12, 2014: Added by Sandor Gulyas

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