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Whetstone Creek TR 136 (Newcomer Rd.) Bridge

Photos 

Looking Southeast

Photo taken by Joshua Collins in March 2009

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BH Photo #135734

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Whetstone Creek on TR 136 (Newcomer Rd.)
Location
Morrow County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1874 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2000
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.54224, -82.86946   (decimal degrees)
40°32'32" N, 82°52'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/341688/4489622 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Gilead
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
197
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5930146 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28132 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (6,524)
Built 1874 (76)
Built during 1870s (937)
Lattice Railing (196)
Morrow County, Ohio (52)
NR-eligible (3,988)
Ohio (2,995)
One-lane traffic (7,522)
Open (37,739)
Owned by county (19,218)
Pony truss (15,286)
Pratt pony truss (3,276)
Pratt truss (8,280)
Select (529)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,020)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,180)
Truss (30,163)
Wooden deck (5,909)
Wrought Iron Bridge Co. (298)

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2010: New photos from Brian McKee
  • July 30, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • March 21, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins

Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Whetstone Creek TR 136 (Newcomer Rd.) Bridge
Posted May 3, 2009, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

GPS is 40 32 32N, 82 52 11W