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West Columbus Street Bridge

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West Columbus Street Bridge

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt in June 2015

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BH Photo #341559

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Description 

NBI lists this pony as being built in 1879.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Indiana & Ohio Railway on West Columbus Street
Location
West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Design
Pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 68.9 ft.
Total length: 75.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.25339, -83.76323   (decimal degrees)
40°15'12" N, 83°45'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/264990/4459545 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
ODOT 4660005 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 70034 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2013)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 34.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
200

Categories 

19th Century (6,178)
Built 1879 (72)
Built during 1870s (897)
Closed (2,410)
Logan County, Ohio (43)
Ohio (2,918)
Owned by city (4,491)
Pony truss (15,050)
Pratt pony truss (3,172)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,903)
Structurally deficient (18,443)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Truss (29,444)
West Liberty, Ohio (1)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2016: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added category "Skewed"
  • November 18, 2015: Added by Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net