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OH-424 Benien Creek Bridge

Photos 

Downstream Side

Photo taken by Jim Allen in July 2010

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BH Photo #272326

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 Benien Creek on OH 424
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
+41.36256, -84.15342   (decimal degrees)
41°21'45" N, 84°09'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/738097/4582916 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Florida
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3503631 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27679 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,825)
Arch (11,472)
Built 1850 (74)
Built during 1850s (370)
Deck arch (10,721)
Henry County, Ohio (29)
NR-eligible (4,030)
OH 424 (5)
Ohio (3,101)
Open (38,317)
Owned by state (15,018)
Select (530)
Stone arch (2,766)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2015: New photos from Jim Allen
  • January 3, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description
  • January 2, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Fixed misprint in creek name

Sources 

  • Jim Allen