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Lincoln Highway Bridge

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Lincoln Highway Bridge

This bridge was built around 1930 and included the Lincoln Highway indicia on the ends of the parapet walls. This was one of two bridges in Van Wert County with such markings. Both are gone.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning

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BH Photo #111507

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Facts 

Overview
Lost stringer bridge over Upper Prairie Creek on Lincoln Highway
Location
Van Wert County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1930, Cosmetic Refurbishment 1995, Destroyed 2006, Replaced 2006
Design
Stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.84444, -84.50444   (decimal degrees)
40°50'40" N, 84°30'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/710382/4524486 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Van Wert
Inventory number
BH 36219 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,204)
Built 1930 (1,648)
Built during 1930s (11,163)
Lincoln Highway (136)
Lost (21,677)
Lost 2006 (323)
Lost during 2000s (3,946)
Ohio (3,102)
Owned by county (19,905)
Replaced by new bridge (14,373)
Van Wert County, Ohio (34)

Update Log 

  • April 1, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Removed LOST from name.
  • March 30, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Bridge to "Lincoln Highway" Category
  • February 7, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Bill Eichelberger