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Monroe Street Bridge

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Monroe Street Bridge

Monroe Street Bridge being demolished.

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Monroe Street
Location
Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by Veteran's Memorial Bridge
Builders
- Columbia Bridge Co. of Dayton, Ohio (Superstructure)
- T.B. Townsend of Zanesville, Ohio (Substructure)
Design
Through truss bridge that once carried Monroe street across the Muskingum River in Zanesville.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95086, -82.00123   (decimal degrees)
39°57'03" N, 82°00'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/414473/4422783 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 62144 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 9, 2016: Updated by Luke: Substructure contractor
  • January 17, 2015: Updated by Brandon Cooper: Added year built and builder.
  • July 31, 2014: Added by Brandon Cooper

Sources 

  • Brandon Cooper
  • Luke

Comments 

Monroe Street Bridge
Posted January 17, 2015, by Brandon Cooper

That helped a lot and added some valuable information to this here bridge.

Monroe Street Bridge
Posted November 29, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Based on the text in this book (see link), the bridge was built in 1889 by the Columbia Bridge Company (successor to Columbia Bridge Works):

http://books.google.com/books?id=LdgyAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA44&lpg=PA...

Is the reference to this bridge?

Regards,

Art S.