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Blanchard River TR 173 Bridge

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Photo Courtesy Ohio Department of Transportation.

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BH Photo #183680

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Three-span arch bridge over Blanchard River on TR 173
Location
Hancock County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
History
Built 1924
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.1 ft.
Total length: 164.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.99254, -83.55692   (decimal degrees)
40°59'33" N, 83°33'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/284924/4541077 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Blanchard
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3233456 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27634 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2009)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1996)
50

Categories 

Arch (11,274)
Built 1924 (633)
Built during 1920s (8,875)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,644)
Deck arch (10,511)
Doomed (1,041)
Hancock County, Ohio (45)
Ohio (2,928)
Open (36,900)
Owned by county (18,928)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,017)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,308)

Update Log 

  • October 26, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed. Added ODOT Photos.