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Longman Road Bridge

Photos 

Deck view

Photo taken by Jonathan Maxwell

BH Photo #108429

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Iron Howe pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Longman Road (TR 255)
Location
Preble County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1875
Design
Iron Howe pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.67742, -84.70301   (decimal degrees)
39°40'39" N, 84°42'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/696999/4394476 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eaton South
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
30
Inventory numbers
ODOT 6831761 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28269 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 4, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: Superstructure replaced. 1875 Trusses Destroyed?
  • July 3, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • July 6, 2008: New photo from Anthony Dillon
  • November 6, 2006: Posted photos from Jonathan Maxwell

Sources 

Comments 

Longman Road Bridge
Posted February 4, 2013, by Matt Lohry

EPIC FAIL. A flat slab with Armco railings--could the replacement be any uglier??

Longman Road Bridge
Posted February 4, 2013, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

What's next?... The Junction Road Bowstring??

Longman Road Bridge
Posted February 4, 2013, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This steel stringer with 1875 cast and wrought iron trusses was replaced. See photos: http://www.prebeng.org/longman_road_bridge_project_2011.htm