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Old US24 Dry Creek Bridge

Photos 

Downstream Side

Photo taken by Jim Allen in April 2010

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BH Photo #272324

Map 

Description 

This is one of 8 stone arch bridges carrying OH 424 or old US 24 over creeks flowing into the Maumee River. Most are no more visible from the roadway than a culvert, and require getting out of car to see.

Following the Maumee River downstream (east) they are: Benien Creek (OH 424), County ditch 970 (OH 424), Garrett Creek (OH 424), Oberhaus Creek (OH 424), N. Turkeyfoot Creek (old US 24), Dry Creek (old US 24), Bad Creek, 2 spans (old US 24), & Belly Creek (old US 24),

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Dry Creek on US 24
Location
Henry County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1900
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 25.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.41724, -83.98286   (decimal degrees)
41°25'02" N, 83°58'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/250711/4589371 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Colton
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
3,596
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3501590 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27680 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 88.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,471)
Built during 1900s (6,739)
Deck arch (10,720)
Henry County, Ohio (29)
NR-eligible (4,029)
Ohio (3,101)
Open (38,304)
Owned by state (15,016)
Reserve (26)
Skewed (4,804)
Span length under 25 feet (6,453)
Stone arch (2,766)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,647)

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • October 13, 2015: New photo from Jim Allen
  • January 3, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description

Sources 

  • Jim Allen
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net