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Whetstone Creek TR 127 (Loren Rd.) Bridge

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Photo taken by Joshua Collins

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BH Photo #134975

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Overview
Bowstring through truss bridge over Whetstone Creek on TR 127 (Loren Rd.) in Mt. Gilead
Location
Mt. Gilead, Morrow County, Ohio
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built ca. 1879; closed to traffic in 2005
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Tubular bowstring through truss
Wrought and cast iron
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.54163, -82.84121   (decimal degrees)
40°32'30" N, 82°50'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/344079/4489504 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Gilead
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
150
Inventory number
BH 41245 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2015: Photo imported by Sandor Gulyas
  • July 30, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Adjusted truss type
  • March 24, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Merged NBI Data And Corrected Description
  • January 1, 2010: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • July 12, 2009: New photo from Anthony Dillon
  • March 6, 2009: Added by Joshua Collins

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