Rating:
2 votes

Geeting Covered Bridge 35-68-13

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken June 2005 by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108424

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Prices Creek on TR 436 (Price Road)
Location
Preble County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1894 by Everett S. Sherman; rehabilitated 1973, and 2008
Builder
- E.S. Sherman
Design
Covered Childs through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 94.2 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.2 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 19, 1975
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.84333, -84.59700   (decimal degrees)
39°50'36" N, 84°35'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/705598/4413132 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lewisburg
Inventory numbers
ODOT 6830072 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
WGCB 35-68-13 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 75001528 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 28262 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1973)
86

Categories 

19th Century (6,181)
Built 1894 (209)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Childs truss (13)
Covered (1,353)
E.S. Sherman (8)
NR-listed (2,844)
Ohio (2,919)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Open (36,529)
Owned by county (18,846)
Preble County, Ohio (62)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,787)
Through truss (12,894)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,635)
Truss (29,434)
Wooden deck (5,863)

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 19, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • November 12, 2010: New photos from Eric Root
  • July 23, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • April 10, 2006: Posted photo from Jack Schmidt

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