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Bergholz-New Somerset Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Janis Ford

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BH Photo #131811

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Yellow Creek on Bergholz-New Somerset Road (CR 53)
Location
Jefferson County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1997
Design
Riveted, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 126.0 ft.
Total length: 128.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.52081, -80.86063   (decimal degrees)
40°31'15" N, 80°51'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/511805/4485573 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Salineville
Inventory numbers
ODOT 4130243 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27753 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
370

Categories 

7-panel truss (344)
Built 1930 (1,602)
Built during 1930s (10,547)
Functionally obsolete (7,976)
Jefferson County, Ohio (72)
Ohio (2,919)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Open (36,529)
Owned by county (18,846)
Pratt through truss (4,596)
Pratt truss (8,016)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,765)
Through truss (12,894)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,233)
Truss (29,434)

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Corrected coordinates and fixed road name

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Comments 

Berg-Somerset Road Bridge
Posted December 6, 2009, by Harold Scudder (hlscudder [at] cablespeed [dot] com)

This is a very nice bridge. Thanks to whoever is responible for the upkeep on it.