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Blanchard River CR 26 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Janis Ford

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BH Photo #131850

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Blanchard River on CR 26
Location
Hancock County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 172.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.93930, -83.54712   (decimal degrees)
40°56'21" N, 83°32'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/285576/4535142 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Blanchard
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3231151 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27630 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2007)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1995)
150

Update Log 

  • November 6, 2015: Updated by Tony Dillon: Bridge was replaced.
  • June 28, 2011: Updated by Rick McOmber: Bridge has been replaced
  • April 20, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee

Sources 

  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Janis Ford
  • Rick McOmber - rickvic8 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Blanchard River CR 26 Bridge
Posted June 28, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Was a nice 2-span polygonal pony on a low volume road..... unfortunately Hancock County didn't seem to care.