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Force Road-Shreve Creek Bridge

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Force Rd.

Photo taken by David Case in March 2017

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BH Photo #383749

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Shreve Creek on abandoned section of Force Road (TR 289).
Location
Wayne County, Ohio
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1962
Design
Pin-connected, 3-panel, half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68167, -81.97167   (decimal degrees)
40°40'54" N, 81°58'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/417888/4503873 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Holmesville
Inventory numbers
OH 8543402 (Ohio bridge number)
ODOT 8543402 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 36026 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

3-panel truss (125)
Built 1915 (1,164)
Built during 1910s (9,147)
Closed (2,543)
Half-hip Pratt pony truss (430)
Ohio (3,055)
One-lane traffic (7,536)
Owned by county (19,637)
Pin-connected (3,651)
Pony truss (15,508)
Pratt pony truss (3,333)
Pratt truss (8,441)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,681)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,541)
Truss (30,824)
Wayne County, Ohio (25)
Wooden deck (5,983)

Update Log 

  • March 20, 2017: New photos from David Case

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  • David Case

Comments 

Shreve Run Bridge
Posted March 20, 2017, by David Case

This bridge is closed. An attempt was made to barricade it to all traffic, including foot traffic.