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CSX - OH421 Overpass

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B&O Railroad Viaduct

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt in June 2015

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BH Photo #341638

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Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge on the B&O Railroad over OH 421 in Lodi
Location
Medina County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1907
Builder
- Fritz-Rumer-Cooke Co. of Columbus, Ohio
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chessie System
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 190.0 ft.
Also called
B&O - OH421 Overpass
Chessie - OH421 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.02755, -82.03047   (decimal degrees)
41°01'39" N, 82°01'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/413370/4542326 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lodi
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5208017 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27998 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
5,000

Update Log 

  • December 22, 2016: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added build date per forum post
  • December 22, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder per forum comment
  • November 19, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Luke
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

CSX - OH421 Overpass
Posted December 22, 2016, by Ben Swope (bswope [at] fixrail [dot] com)

This bridge was completed in 1907. Builder was Fritz-Rumer-Cooke Co., based in Columbus, OH. Fritz-Rumer-Cooke Co. was established in 1897, and still operates under the same name performing railroad track and structure work to this day.