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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
Average daily traffic (as of 1996)
50
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3233456 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27634 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 28.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Arch (11,312)
Built 1924 (645)
Built during 1920s (9,053)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,686)
Deck arch (10,562)
Doomed (1,046)
Hancock County, Ohio (46)
Ohio (2,958)
Open (37,140)
Owned by county (19,008)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,155)
Structurally deficient (18,042)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,381)

Update Log 

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