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Putnam Street Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

BH Photo #151395

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Putnam Street
Location
Marietta, Washington County, Ohio
Status
Bridge has been replaced.
History
Built 1913; rehabilitated 1951
Builder
- Nelson-Merydith Co. of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 229.0 ft.
Total length: 779.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974
Also called
Marietta Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.41362, -81.45768   (decimal degrees)
39°24'49" N, 81°27'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/460600/4362777 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marietta
Inventory numbers
ODOT 8438536 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 43831 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/1991)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 8.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1979)
12,000

Update Log 

  • June 1, 2017: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: sequenced bridge
  • August 22, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added GPS coords
  • June 1, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Bridge has been replaced.
  • January 1, 2010: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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