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East Lockington Road Bridge

Photos 

Overall View Of East And North Sides. Looking From Northeast Towards Southwest

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #143142

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost four-span pony truss bridge over Great Miami River on East Lockington Road
Location
Shelby County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1898; replaced 1993
Builders
- Bellefontaine Bridge & Iron Co. of Bellefontaine, Ohio (Other three spans)
- Brackett Bridge Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio (First span)
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 204.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.21013, -84.21521   (decimal degrees)
40°12'36" N, 84°12'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/736994/4454799 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Piqua East
Inventory numbers
OH 7530722 (Ohio bridge number)
ODOT 7530722 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 43048 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 21, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER OH-76 - East Lockington Road Bridge, Spanning Great Miami River, Lockington vicinity, Shelby County, OH

Comments 

East Lockington Road Bridge
Posted July 22, 2009, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Yes Tom.....those are indeed the ponies that connected to the Lockington Covered Bridge.

East Lockington Road Bridge
Posted July 22, 2009, by Tom Hoffman (tehoffm [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Isn't this the pony truss bridge that led up to the Lockington Covered Bridge that burned around 1989?