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CSX - Olentangy River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in April 2010

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BH Photo #161131

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Olentangy River on CSX Railroad
Location
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.97211, -83.02070   (decimal degrees)
39°58'20" N, 83°01'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/327437/4426617 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southwest Columbus
Inventory number
BH 44776 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

CSX Railroad (1,249)
Columbus, Ohio (59)
Franklin County, Ohio (88)
Ohio (2,919)
Olentangy River (21)
Open (36,542)
Owned by railroad (9,808)
Railroad (13,081)
Through truss (12,897)
Truss (29,442)
Warren through truss (1,447)
Warren truss (5,789)

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

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

Comments 

CSX Olentangy Bridge
Posted April 20, 2011, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Sounds like rather than a potential bike path, that perhaps the bridge is on a CSX mainline and thus is part of the CSX project to make their mainlines support higher clearances. This devastating project has required the demolition or severe alteration of a large number of historic bridges.

CSX Olentangy Bridge
Posted April 20, 2011, by Dave (mld20y [at] aol [dot] com)

It appears there are some changes going on here. The upper girders(?) sry dont know the term, have been removed & the bridge is open overhead now, and the tracks look possibly abandoned. There was some talk of a bike path there several years ago. Any idea whats going on?