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Washington Street Bridge

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Photo taken by Ohio Historic Bridge Inventory

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BH Photo #283946

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Facts 

Overview
Lost seven-span arch bridge over Great Miami River on Washington Street in Dayton
Location
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1935
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 620.1 ft.
Deck width: 36.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75055, -84.19808   (decimal degrees)
39°45'02" N, 84°11'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/740057/4403825 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dayton North
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5760062 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28084 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2005)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 46.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1983)
7,379

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 20, 2014: New photos from Nathan Holth

Comments 

Washington Street Bridge
Posted February 15, 2007, by James Adorno (adorno423 [at] aol [dot] com)

As I was driving in Dayton January 29, 2007. The bridge no longer exists.

Ashington Street Bridge
Posted August 23, 2006, by James Adorno (adorno423 [at] aol [dot] com)

The Washington Street bridge, built in 1906, will start to be torn down monday, Aug. 28th 2006. It was in the Dayton Daily News...most of the concrete arch bridges in the downtown dayton area will be torn down within the next 5 years. As Dayton being my hometown, this makes me sad :(