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Miltonsburg-Calais Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by ODOT Historic Bridge Inventory in June 2009

BH Photo #319674

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge (ribbed) on Miltonsburg & Calais Road
Location
Monroe County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
At risk for demolition and replacement, per county.
History
Built 1927 by the Luten Bridge Co. of York, Pa.
Builder
- Luten Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania & Knoxville, Tennessee
Design
Closed-spandrel arch with ribbed design.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 71.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.84750, -81.25278   (decimal degrees)
39°50'51" N, 81°15'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/478375/4410861 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Summerfield
Average daily traffic (as of 1993)
350
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5630282 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28060 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 40.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,477)
Built 1927 (809)
Built during 1920s (9,441)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,748)
Deck arch (10,728)
Doomed (1,073)
Luten Bridge Co. (120)
Monroe County, Ohio (31)
NR-eligible (4,030)
Non-Select (300)
Ohio (3,102)
One-lane traffic (7,531)
Open (38,365)
Owned by county (19,939)
Skewed (4,804)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,550)
Structurally deficient (16,375)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,949)

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2015: New photos from Nathan Holth

Comments 

Miltonsburg-Calais Road Bridge
Posted March 27, 2015, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Historic Bridge Inventory info attached. Apparently, there is a possibility that this is a tied arch. I don't normally think of that... the concept of having a deck arch being tied. Usually tied arches are through arches.

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