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Alum Creek CR 225 (W. Liberty E. Rd.) Bridge

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The wrong way to limit the load on a bridge

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2009

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BH Photo #142517

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Alum Creek on CR 225 (W. Liberty E. Rd.)
Location
Morrow County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1876 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1942
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Wrought iron, pinned Pratt through truss.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 87.9 ft.
Total length: 89.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.37404, -82.88709   (decimal degrees)
40°22'27" N, 82°53'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/339796/4470982 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kilbourne
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5932394 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28093 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
150

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2015: Photo imported by Sandor Gulyas
  • November 15, 2010: New photos from Brian McKee
  • July 30, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Adjusted truss type
  • April 2, 2010: Updated by Joshua Collins: made slight adjustment to gps coordinates
  • July 12, 2009: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • June 19, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins: added road name

Sources 

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

Comments 

Alum Creek CR 225 (W. Liberty E. Rd.) Bridge
Posted March 19, 2015, by Sandor Gulyas (sgulya1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

According to the Morrow County Historical Society, this bridge was originally located near the Morrow County Fairgrounds, in Mt. Gilead, and later moved to this location in Peru Twp.