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Rinard Covered Bridge 35-84-28

Photos 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2008

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BH Photo #116456

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Rebuilt covered bridge over Little Muskingum River.
Location
Washington County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by flooding, rebuilt
History
Built 1876 by the Smith Bridge Co.; destroyed by flash flood on Sept. 18, 2004. Rebuilt in 2006.
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Covered Smith through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 130.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 8, 1976
Also called
Hendershott's Ford Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.53681, -81.22275   (decimal degrees)
39°32'13" N, 81°13'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/480858/4376372 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rinard Mills
Inventory numbers
ODOT 8430918 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
WGCB 35-84-28 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 76001546 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 28558 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 14, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • October 3, 2015: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • March 18, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added street view & imported photo
  • February 20, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • July 4, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Changed overview, history, and status.

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Comments 

Rinard Covered Bridge
Posted January 2, 2007, by Sharon Marshall (sbmarshl [at] localnet [dot] com)

The Rinard covered bridge has been rebuilt with most of the original timbers and on its original site and was rededicated in October 2006.