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Prospect Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken 2006 by Jim Ridge

BH Photo #108366

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Scioto River on OH 47 in Prospect
Location
Prospect, Marion County, Ohio
Status
Replaced
History
Built 1913 by the Standard Engineering Co.; rehabilitated 1985
Builders
- Illinois Steel Bridge Co. of Jacksonville, Illinois
- Standard Engineering & Contracting Co. of Toledo, Ohio
- Standard Reinforced Concrete Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
Pin-connected, 11-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 216.9 ft.
Total length: 226.1 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.45015, -83.19078   (decimal degrees)
40°27'01" N, 83°11'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/314222/4480026 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Prospect
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5102251 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27994 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2006)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 14.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
2,540

Update Log 

  • October 3, 2017: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Sequenced Bridge
  • August 14, 2015: New photos from Janis Ford
  • November 25, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey: category removed
  • September 1, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Bridge has been removed
  • August 18, 2006: Jim Ridge

Sources 

Comments 

Prospect Bridge
Posted July 10, 2012, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

Different views in photos taken 1/5/07

Prospect Bridge
Posted August 28, 2008, by Todd (groovyheart67 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I read sources saying that this bridge has already been removed.

Prospect Bridge
Posted June 7, 2007, by D Holsing (hd1462 [at] wowway [dot] com)

Work has begun to replace this bridge.