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Old US24 Belly Creek Bridge

Photos 

Downstream Side

Photo taken by Jim Allen in April 2010

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BH Photo #272312

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 Belly Creek on OH 24
Location
Henry County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1850
Design
Stone arch
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.42334, -83.94364   (decimal degrees)
41°25'24" N, 83°56'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/254012/4589936 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Colton
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3501655 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27678 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,800)
Arch (11,440)
Built 1850 (74)
Built during 1850s (369)
Deck arch (10,682)
Henry County, Ohio (29)
NR-eligible (4,000)
Ohio (3,087)
Open (38,343)
Owned by state (14,911)
Select (530)
Stone arch (2,752)
US 24 (47)

Update Log 

  • October 13, 2015: New photo from Jim Allen
  • January 3, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description
  • January 2, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "US 24"
  • January 2, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added coordinates

Sources 

  • Jim Allen