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Central College Bridge

Photos 

Name plate for bridge

Clarence Mann (Westerville [Ohio] Public Library)

View this photo at search.westervillelibrary.org

BH Photo #275647

Map 

Description 

This bridge replaced a covered bridge (built in 1858) that was burned down in 1897.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss Bridge over Big Walnut Creek on Central College Road
Location
Westerville, Franklin County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1898, replaced in 1970
Builder
- New Columbus Bridge Co. of Columbus, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.10277, -82.88341   (decimal degrees)
40°06'10" N, 82°53'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/339468/4440863 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northeast Columbus
Inventory number
BH 59885 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2014: Updated by Sandor Gulyas: Corrected date of tear down.
  • February 22, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builde from pic
  • February 22, 2014: Added by Sandor Gulyas

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