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Gilboa Bridge

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Blanchard River bridge at Gilboa

Public domain photo taken in June 2010

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BH Photo #214715

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Blanchard River on County Road 3 in Gilboa
Location
Gilboa, Putnam County, Ohio
Status
Bypassed with a new bridge to the East and retained for pedestrian use.
History
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1972
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Wrought iron, pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 136.2 ft.
Total length: 139.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Blanchard River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.01617, -83.92220   (decimal degrees)
41°00'58" N, 83°55'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/254283/4544665 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Leipsic
Inventory numbers
ODOT 6930077 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28296 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/1999)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
360

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Preserved"
  • January 20, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 25, 2011: New photos from Brian McKee
  • September 24, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added new info
  • July 26, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Bridge appears to still be extant in satellite image

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