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Bennett Road Bridge

Photos 

Looking Southwest

Photo taken by Joshua Collins in March 2009

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BH Photo #135717

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Whetstone Creek on TR 129 (Bennett Road)
Location
Morrow County, Ohio
Status
Closed to traffic following damage from an excessive load
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement in 2016.
History
Built 1887 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1969
Builder
- Mt. Vernon Bridge Co. of Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.53059, -82.87460   (decimal degrees)
40°31'50" N, 82°52'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/341225/4488338 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Gilead
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5931614 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28131 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2012)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
100

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2014: David A. Simmons reports that this bridge is closed following damage from an excessive load
  • March 24, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • November 13, 2010: New photos from Brian McKee
  • March 21, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins

Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Janis Ford
  • Nathan Holth

Comments 

Whetstone Creek TR 129 (Bennett Rd.) Bridge
Posted May 3, 2009, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

GPS is 40 31 50N, 82 52 29W