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Muskellunge Creek CR 53 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ohio Historic Bridge Inventory

BH Photo #449289

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Muskellunge Creek on CR 53
Location
Sandusky County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1925
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.9 ft.
Total length: 115.2 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 25.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.39514, -83.10915   (decimal degrees)
41°23'43" N, 83°06'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/323675/4584769 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wightmans Grove
Inventory numbers
ODOT 7242069 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28342 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,539)
Built 1925 (1,232)
Built during 1920s (9,527)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,774)
Deck arch (10,789)
Lost (22,406)
Ohio (3,129)
Owned by county (20,088)
Replaced by new bridge (14,967)
Sandusky County, Ohio (16)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,623)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,000)

Update Log 

  • June 7, 2019: New photos from Nathan Holth