Rating:
3 votes

Eden Park Melan Arch Bridge

Photos 

Overview from below

Photo taken by Jonathan Maxwell

BH Photo #108268

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge at Eden Park in Cincinnati
Location
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1894
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 117.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.11715, -84.48916   (decimal degrees)
39°07'02" N, 84°29'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/717073/4332778 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newport
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3160726 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27607 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 88.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
100

Categories 

19th Century (6,155)
Arch (11,155)
Built 1894 (208)
Built during 1890s (2,455)
Cincinnati, Ohio (40)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,583)
Deck arch (10,399)
Eden Park (3)
Hamilton County, Ohio (89)
Have street view (21,900)
Melan arch (22)
NR-eligible (3,966)
Ohio (2,903)
Open (36,414)
Owned by city (4,470)
Park (270)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,860)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,620)

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2014: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Eden Park"
  • September 24, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Merged NBI Data
  • July 15, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • February 17, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added GPS coordinates.
  • October 10, 2005: Posted photos from Jonathan Maxwell

Sources 

  • Jonathan Maxwell - themaxwellshouse [at] roadrunner [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Nathan Holth
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Eden Park Melan Arch Bridge
Posted December 10, 2011, by Wayne Grodkiewicz (wgrodkiewi [at] aol [dot] com)

Here are some pictures I took of the Eden Park Melan Arch Bridge today 10 December 2011.

Eden Park Melan Arch Bridge
Posted April 2, 2011, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Pictures of repairs to retaining wall in 2004 with a couple of nice views of the bridge at that time:

http://www.urbanohio.com/forum2/index.php?topic=1513.0