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Calumet Street Arch Bridge

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Unusual open spandrel arch bridge in the heart of Columbus

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in April 2010

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BH Photo #161027

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Overview
Open spandrel full concrete arch bridge over Glen Echo Ravine on Calumet Street in Columbus
Location
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1975
Design
Open-spandrel full concrete arch. skewed on south side
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 191.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.01920, -83.00718   (decimal degrees)
40°01'09" N, 83°00'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/328709/4431817 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northwest Columbus
Inventory numbers
ODOT 2561883 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27558 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2010)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 69.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1981)
3,740

Categories 

Arch (11,199)
Built 1924 (627)
Built during 1920s (8,774)
Columbus, Ohio (59)
Deck arch (10,437)
Franklin County, Ohio (88)
Have street view (22,091)
Ohio (2,918)
Open (36,590)
Open-spandrel arch (689)
Owned by city (4,491)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,804)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,767)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2010: New photos from Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com