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Whetstone Creek TR 76 (Mt. Gilead-West Point Rd.) Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Brian McKee 11-13-2010

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BH Photo #186597

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Whetstone Creek on TR 76 (Mt. Gilead-West Point Rd.)
Location
Morrow County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1900; rehabilitated 2000
Design
Half-hipped, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 53.2 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61667, -82.80500   (decimal degrees)
40°37'00" N, 82°48'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/347316/4497770 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Gilead
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
300
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5932270 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28134 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 13.4 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1900 (902)
Built during 1900s (6,635)
Lost (20,806)
Morrow County, Ohio (52)
Ohio (3,015)
One-lane traffic (7,531)
Owned by county (19,495)
Pony truss (15,442)
Pratt pony truss (3,312)
Pratt truss (8,378)
Replaced by new bridge (13,649)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,489)
Structurally deficient (17,435)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,805)
Truss (30,588)
Wooden deck (5,974)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • November 14, 2010: New photos from Brian McKee
  • June 19, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins: added road name

Sources 

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

Comments 

Whetstone Creek TR 76 (Mt. Gilead-West Point Rd.) Bridge
Posted August 13, 2012, by Nathan Holth

Reduced to a slab of concrete.