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Shoults/Girl Scout Camp Covered Bridge 35-45-05

Photos 

Photo taken by Chad Wilkins in February 2014

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BH Photo #280211

Map 

Description 

ID # 35-45-05 ~ Shoults/Girl Scout Camp Covered Bridge LOC: N.NW. Fallsburg on Girl Scout Camp Rd (TR225) over Wakatomika Creek, Fallsbury Twp sec 4 [off OH586 2.5m N.W. jct OH79 then E. 1.4m]. Truss Type: Multiple Kingpost (MKP) Length: 68' | Built: 1879

Facts 

Overview
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Wakatomika Creek on Road
Location
Licking County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic, fair condition, 5-Ton limit
History
Built 1879, rebuilt on rolled steel beams in 1974
Design
Multiple Kingpost through truss on rolled steel beams
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 66.8 ft.
Total length: 70.8 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.23337, -82.24971   (decimal degrees)
40°14'00" N, 82°14'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/393687/4454408 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Perryton
Land survey
Fallsbury Twp
Inventory numbers
4530918
BH 54165 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Covered (1,648)
Licking County, Ohio (54)
Multiple Kingpost truss (146)
Ohio (3,399)
Open (39,882)
Owned by county (20,783)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,073)
Through truss (15,062)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,299)
Truss (32,784)

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2021: Updated by William Evans: Information added
  • October 10, 2014: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • March 24, 2014: New photo from Chad Wilkins
  • October 26, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped
  • October 25, 2012: Added by Chad Wilkins

Sources 

  • Chad Wilkins - chad43739 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke
  • William Evans - bevans [at] lcounty [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger