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Wills Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Greg Hall

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BH Photo #148745

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Wills Creek on Bridge Road (TR 186)
Location
Guernsey County, Ohio
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1894 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 162.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 21.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.15434, -81.64378   (decimal degrees)
40°09'16" N, 81°38'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/445170/4445086 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plainfield
Elevation
764 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 1951)
200
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3031705 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27596 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 19, 2015: Updated by Janis Ford: Changed status to closed
  • July 29, 2009: Updated by Greg Hall: Changed road name in overview

Sources 

  • Greg Hall - cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com
  • Janis Ford

Comments 

Wills Creek Bridge
Posted July 29, 2009, by Greg Hall (cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com)

Photo 1- Looking East

Photo 2- Looking South/East

Photo 3- Plaque

Photo 4- Looking West

Photo 5- Replaced plates on West end

Photo 6- Original plates on East end

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