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Township Road 189 Bridge

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Photo taken by Janis Ford in October 2007

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BH Photo #131826

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over West Branch Little Hocking River on Township Road 189
Location
Washington County, Ohio
Status
Demolished for no reason. No replacement constructed.
History
Built 1910 by the Massillon Bridge Co; rehabilitated 1988
Builders
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
- Nelson-Merydith Co. of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Design
Riveted, 7-panel Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 74.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 80.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.28000, -81.74000   (decimal degrees)
39°16'48" N, 81°44'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/436175/4348110 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Little Hocking
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
37
Inventory numbers
ODOT 8438153 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28563 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 25, 2015: New photo from Janis Ford
  • July 8, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished for no reason.
  • May 21, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is closed to traffic and approach taken over by local landowner.

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Township Road 189 Bridge
Posted July 10, 2012, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

One more photo, 10/6/07.