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Old US24 Bad Creek Bridge


Downstream Side

Photo taken by Jim Allen in December 2008


BH Photo #272309



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),


Two-span stone arch bridge over Bad Creek on US 24
Henry County, Ohio
Open to traffic
Built 1900
Stone arch
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 124.0 ft.
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:
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3501620 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27677 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 87 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com


Arch (11,802)
Built 1900 (912)
Built during 1900s (7,009)
Deck arch (11,047)
Henry County, Ohio (30)
NR-eligible (4,026)
Ohio (3,278)
Open (38,959)
Owned by state (15,503)
Select (530)
Skewed (4,840)
Span length under 25 feet (6,672)
Stone arch (2,928)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,087)
US 24 (48)

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


  • Jim Allen


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


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:


The story:


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 .