Main Street Bridge (New)
Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in April 2010
BH Photo #161507
Main Street Bridge carries Main Street over the Scioto River in Columbus, Ohio. It is the first single inclined arch suspension bridge in North America and the fifth in the world to use an inclined arch superstructure.
- Steel arch bridge over Scioto River on West Main Street
- Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio
- Opened to two-way traffic on 5/27/11
- Replaced an open spandrel concrete arch bridge built in 1937, closed in 2000.
- - DLZ of Louisville, Kentucky (Columbus, Ohio Office; Designer)
- Kokosing Construction Co. of Westerville, Ohio
- Inclined, Single-rib, tied steel arch bridge, with steel box girder supports
Length of largest span: 400.2 ft.
Total length: 700.0 ft.
Deck width: 53.2 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.95601, -83.00637 (decimal degrees)
39°57'22" N, 83°00'23" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 17/328620/4424802 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Southwest Columbus
- Inventory number
- BH 44806 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- February 27, 2017: Updated by Sherman Cahal: Text
- April 15, 2012: New photos from Calvin Sneed
- June 13, 2011: Updated by Jim Grey: Bridge has been opened.
- April 8, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed