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Linwood Road Bridge

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Linwood Rd. Bridge

Photo taken by Brian McKee Nov 5, 2011

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BH Photo #219635

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over North Branch Portage River on Linwood Road (TR 236A) in Bowling Green
Location
Wood County, Ohio
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built ca. 1885 by the Smith Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1987
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.2 ft.
Total length: 74.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.34915, -83.61691   (decimal degrees)
41°20'57" N, 83°37'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/281069/4580821 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jerry City
Inventory numbers
ODOT 8755035 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28619 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/1997)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1994)
65

Update Log 

  • October 24, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 26, 2015: New photos from Janis Ford
  • July 12, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated ca. date as bridge was much older than 1900.
  • November 5, 2011: New photos from Brian McKee

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Comments 

Linwood Road Bridge
Posted July 12, 2012, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I was not able to associate a date with this bridge either, aside from the obvious pre-1900 design. It was not surveyed in the historic bridge inventory.

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

I like Brian's photos very much. This is how the bridge looked 2/10/07.

Linwood Road Bridge
Posted November 6, 2011, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

From the photos it appears to be open to hike and bike traffic.