Rating:
2 votes

Benson Street Bridge

Photos 

Deck view

Photo taken by Jonathan Maxwell

BH Photo #108241

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Rainbow arch bridge over Mill Creek on Benson Street on the line between Lockland and Reading
Location
Hamilton County, Ohio
Status
Open to two-lane traffic
History
Built 1909-10 by engineer E. A. Gast; rehabilitated 1992
Builder
- E. A. Gast
Design
Concrete pony arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 31.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.22401, -84.44876   (decimal degrees)
39°13'26" N, 84°26'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/720232/4344737 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cincinnati East
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3137600 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27597 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 71.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1975)
6,500

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 9, 2015: New photos from James McCray
  • January 18, 2014: New photos from J.P.
  • March 14, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added Google Street View.
  • February 17, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added GPS coordinates.
  • December 27, 2009: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • September 8, 2005: Posted photos from Jonathan Maxwell

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