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OH-424 Garrett Creek Bridge

Photos 

Downstream Side

Photo taken by Jim Allen in April 2010

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BH Photo #272318

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 Garrett Creek on OH 424 in Napoleon
Location
Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 18.0 ft.
Total length: 24.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.38139, -84.14391   (decimal degrees)
41°22'53" N, 84°08'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/738824/4585033 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Napoleon West
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
3,092
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3503666 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27681 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Sufficiency rating: 53 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,383)
Built 1900 (903)
Built during 1900s (6,623)
Deck arch (10,626)
Henry County, Ohio (29)
NR-eligible (3,989)
Napoleon, Ohio (8)
OH 424 (5)
Ohio (3,009)
Open (37,871)
Owned by county (19,448)
Select (529)
Span length under 25 feet (6,224)
Stone arch (2,732)
Structurally deficient (17,487)
Total length under 25 feet (2,173)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2015: New photo from Jim Allen
  • January 3, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description
  • January 2, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Refined coordinates

Sources 

  • Jim Allen