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OH-424 Oberhaus Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo From Historic Bridge Inventory

BH Photo #231285

Map 

Street View 

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 with pony truss addition over Oberhaus Creek on OH 424 in Napoleon
Location
Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1842
Design
Stone arch with pin-connected pony truss added.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 27.9 ft.
Skew angle
39 degrees
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.40000, -84.11333   (decimal degrees)
41°23'60" N, 84°06'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/741312/4587184 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Napoleon East
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
3,596
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3503720 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27684 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Sufficiency rating: 89.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (6,427)
Arch (11,323)
Built during 1840s (156)
Deck arch (10,573)
Have street view (23,855)
Henry County, Ohio (28)
NR-eligible (3,980)
Napoleon, Ohio (8)
OH 424 (5)
Ohio (2,973)
Open (37,235)
Owned by county (19,028)
Reserve (26)
Skewed (4,769)
Span length under 25 feet (6,056)
Stone arch (2,712)
Structurally deficient (17,953)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,162)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2015: New photos from Jim Allen
  • January 3, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description
  • January 2, 2014: New photo from Jim Allen
  • May 2, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated Details.
  • December 28, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

Sources 

Comments 

Oberhaus Creek OH 424 Bridge
Posted May 2, 2012, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Puts a new twist on the term "Hybrid".