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Outlet Ditch CR 253 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Janis Ford

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BH Photo #131839

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Outlet Ditch on CR 253
Location
Hancock County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built by the Smith Bridge Co.
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 48.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.03500, -83.51167   (decimal degrees)
41°02'06" N, 83°30'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/288867/4545681 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arcadia
Average daily traffic (as of 1996)
30
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3234517 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27653 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Hancock County, Ohio (46)
Lost (21,664)
Lost 2011 (443)
Lost during 2010s (2,646)
Ohio (3,102)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Owned by county (19,907)
Pony truss (15,642)
Pratt pony truss (3,431)
Pratt truss (8,622)
Replaced by new bridge (14,357)
Smith Bridge Co. (66)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,847)
Structurally deficient (16,422)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,654)
Truss (31,053)
Wooden deck (5,996)

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced, per new NBI entry for this crossing.
  • April 21, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee

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