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Ottawa Creek TR 79 Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Ottawa Creek on TR 79
Location
Hancock County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900 (default date - almost certainly older); rehabilitated 1947
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (Confirmed by Steve Morrison County Bridge Engineer 1/31/06 on oldohiobridges.com)
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.99354, -83.78402   (decimal degrees)
40°59'37" N, 83°47'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/265823/4541774 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rawson
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3232204 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27651 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1900 (961)
Built during 1900s (7,734)
Hancock County, Ohio (56)
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)
Wooden deck (6,208)
Wrought Iron Bridge Co. (456)

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: tweaked pin, added builder and questioned default build date
  • August 8, 2011: Updated by Rick McOmber: Bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • Rick McOmber - rrmc500 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com