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Ottawa River Bridge

Photo 

Delphos Herald November 10, 2007 Helen Kaverman Photo

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BH Photo #539493

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt Through truss bridge over Ottawa River on County Road P
Location
Putnam County, Ohio
Status
Removed
History
Built 1913 by the Capitol Construction Co.; removed 1998-99
Builder
- Capitol Construction Co. of Columbus, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 9-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 165.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.94667, -84.18833   (decimal degrees)
40°56'48" N, 84°11'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/736669/4536643 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kalida
Inventory numbers
OH 6932932 (Ohio bridge number)
ODOT 6932932 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 35976 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added builder and categories "9-panel truss", "One-lane traffic", "Pin-connected", "Lattice Railing"
  • August 20, 2022: New photo from Brandon Cooper
  • August 8, 2022: Updated by Brandon Cooper: Added category "Pratt through truss"
  • June 22, 2008: Updated by Max Johnson

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Comments 

Ottawa River Bridge
Posted August 21, 2022, by Brandon Cooper

A shame it was torn down. A beautiful bridge indeed with an unusual height for a through truss span.

Ottawa River Bridge
Posted August 21, 2022, by Paul Plassman

Brandon,

Nice!

Ottawa River Bridge
Posted June 21, 2008, by Sam (sam [dot] bowerman [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is gone, it was taken out in 1998-99 I believe. I visited the bridge in March '98 and took a few pictures. It was built in 1913 by the Capitol Construction Co. Columbus, OH.