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Bergstresser Covered Bridge 35-25-03

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken 2005 by Gregory S. Hamilton

BH Photo #108215

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Walnut Creek on Big Run Road near Groveport in Columbus
Location
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1887 by the Columbus Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1971
Builder
- Columbus Bridge Co.
Design
Partridge through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 119.1 ft.
Total length: 128.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 3, 1974
Also called
Dietz Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83015, -82.81654   (decimal degrees)
39°49'49" N, 82°48'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/344552/4410484 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Canal Winchester
Inventory numbers
WGCB 35-25-03 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 74001484 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
ODOT 2532212 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27557 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1991)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.5 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • February 19, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • July 3, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • November 21, 2005: Posted photos from Gregory S. Hamilton

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Comments 

Bergstresser Covered Bridge 35-25-03
Posted August 31, 2015, by James Moore (Big_Ford_Country [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is on 674 south of Canal Winchester. It was bypassed when the road was straightened and replaced by two newer bridges.