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Millwood Bridge

Photos 

Current bridge reusing old truss parts - possibly from this bridge?

Photo taken by Brenda Plassman in July 2016

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BH Photo #523351

Description 

It appears that a couple of v-laced beams from this bridge (or another old truss bridge) may have been used to act as braces for the pile piers of the current Millwood Road bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kokosing River on Millwood Road (US 62)
Location
Millwood, Knox County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by collision
History
Built 1898 by the Mount Vernon Bridge Co.; destroyed by truck in fiery collision and collapse October 17, 1947
Builder
- Mt. Vernon Bridge Co. of Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 179.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.39718, -82.27830   (decimal degrees)
40°23'50" N, 82°16'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/391518/4472626 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95721 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2022: New photos from Paul Plassman
  • January 1, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman