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Lake Avenue Bridge

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Lake Ave Formerly Lodi Street 1908

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Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over West Branch Black River on Lake Avenue (IC 4) in Elyria
Location
Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1894 by J. Berg, Contractor; rehabilitated 1973
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 111.9 ft.
Total length: 182.1 ft.
Deck width: 44.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37167, -82.11333   (decimal degrees)
41°22'18" N, 82°06'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/406894/4580614 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grafton
Inventory numbers
ODOT 4770455 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27934 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 78.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1976)
12,000

Categories 

19th Century (6,228)
Arch (11,273)
Built 1894 (209)
Built during 1890s (2,489)
Deck arch (10,510)
Elyria, Ohio (12)
Functionally obsolete (8,050)
Have street view (22,581)
Lorain County, Ohio (77)
Ohio (2,928)
Open (36,893)
Owned by city (4,547)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,068)
Stone arch (2,676)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,813)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2017: New photos from Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 24, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein