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Blanchard River CR 2 Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Blanchard River on CR 2
Location
Hancock County, Ohio, and Hardin County, Ohio
Status
Gone
History
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1949; closed sometime between 2000 and 2004; removed w/o replacement before 2006
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 71.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.81833, -83.55000   (decimal degrees)
40°49'06" N, 83°32'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/284942/4521719 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Forest
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3230481 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27629 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Blanchard River (27)
Built 1900 (961)
Built during 1900s (7,734)
Hancock County, Ohio (56)
Hardin County, Ohio (29)
Lost (29,894)
Ohio (4,649)
Owned by county (21,707)
Pony truss (17,218)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,546)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,718)
Truss (36,669)

Update Log 

  • November 23, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added to history
  • April 21, 2009: Updated by Brian McKee

Sources 

  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Paul Plassman