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Old US24 Bad Creek Bridge

Photos 

Downstream Side

Photo taken by Jim Allen in December 2008

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BH Photo #272309

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
Two-span stone arch bridge over Bad Creek on US 24
Location
Henry County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 124.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.42333, -83.94694   (decimal degrees)
41°25'24" N, 83°56'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/253736/4589944 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Colton
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3501620 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27677 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 97.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
9,975

Categories 

Arch (11,199)
Built 1900 (884)
Built during 1900s (6,283)
Deck arch (10,437)
Henry County, Ohio (23)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Ohio (2,918)
Open (36,587)
Owned by state (13,695)
Select (535)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length under 25 feet (5,769)
Stone arch (2,651)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)
US 24 (46)

Update Log 

  • October 13, 2015: New photo from Jim Allen
  • January 3, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description
  • January 2, 2014: New photos from Jim Allen

Sources 

  • Jim Allen

Comments 

Old US24 Bad Creek Bridge
Posted February 1, 2017, by Anonymous

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Old US24 Bad Creek Bridge
Posted February 1, 2017, by Don Morrison

The murders actually occurred near Bad Creek Bridge in Oklahoma, possibly this one:

https://bridgehunter.com/ok/okfuskee/2340000000000/

The story:

http://newsok.com/article/5117755

Old US24 Bad Creek Bridge
Posted January 31, 2017, by dena hall (denahall [at] facebook [dot] com)

I watched this and am appalled at the murderer of Skyla and Taylor , he needs to be put to death for this as soon as possible. If not, I do hope a revenge on the inside will come to him. And he will slowly suffer at the hands of prisoners , at what they call no mercy .