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Muchinippi Creek TR 80 Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Muchinippi Creek on TR 80
Location
Logan County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new pony truss bridge
History
Built 1916 by the Bellefontaine Bridge & Steel Co.
Builder
- Bellefontaine Bridge & Iron Co. of Bellefontaine, Ohio
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.1 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.43197, -83.93730   (decimal degrees)
40°25'55" N, 83°56'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/250842/4479847 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Russells Point
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
98
Inventory numbers
ODOT 4637445 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27901 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 24, 2016: Updated by Tony Dillon: Replaced by modern pony truss

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Comments 

Muchinippi Creek TR 80 Bridge
Posted August 21, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Satellite imagery seems to indicate a modern pony truss as opposed to a historic one. This one would be a big loss as it was a rare example of a Bellefontaine Bridge and Iron Works product.