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Croft Mill Road Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn in July 2009

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Greenville Creek on Croft Mill Road (TR 84)
Location
Miami County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
History
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1958
Design
Riveted polygonal Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 107.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.11500, -84.40333   (decimal degrees)
40°06'54" N, 84°24'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/721291/4443753 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gettysburg
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
224
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5533511 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28039 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 32 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 11, 2020: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • February 8, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • July 31, 2009: New photos from James Baughn

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Comments 

Croft Mill Road Bridge
Posted May 11, 2020, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Typical Ohio response... Let's replace our historic metal trusses with either replicas, or completely unauthentic and ridiculous looking covered bridges.

Croft Mill Road Bridge
Posted May 11, 2020, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

News article mentioning demolition/replacement.

https://www.tdn-net.com/news/83214/bridge-replacements-conti...

Croft Mill Road Bridge
Posted April 4, 2020, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

You might be able to replicate a similar looking product... But the history is still lost.

Croft Mill Road Bridge
Posted April 4, 2020, by Robert Heffner

This bridge is to be replaced in 2020 with a modern galvanized truss.