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Insley Road Bridge

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Photo taken by Sandor Gulyas

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BH Photo #252987

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete through arch bridge over Rocky Ford on Insley Road
Location
Wood County, Ohio
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1930
Design
Concrete through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 95.1 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.19353, -83.65063   (decimal degrees)
41°11'37" N, 83°39'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/277720/4563629 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Baltimore
Inventory numbers
ODOT 8759162 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28615 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2012)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1995)
80

Categories 

Arch (11,273)
Built 1930 (1,621)
Built during 1930s (10,691)
Closed (2,442)
Concrete balustrade (681)
Have street view (22,583)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Ohio (2,928)
Owned by county (18,923)
Rainbow arch (237)
Reserve (27)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,015)
Structurally deficient (18,552)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,001)
Wood County, Ohio (61)

Update Log 

  • October 18, 2016: New photos from Janis Ford
  • October 27, 2014: Updated by Rick McOmber: Bridge still closed to traffic, visit 10/16/14
  • April 28, 2013: Updated by J.P.: Updated to closed to traffic via forum post.
  • April 28, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden
  • November 28, 2011: Updated by Clark Vance: Tweaked location and added street view

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Luke
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Rick McOmber - rickvic8 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Janis Ford

Comments 

Insley Road Bridge
Posted April 28, 2013, by Sandor Gulyas (sgulya1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Drove out there today and the bridge is now closed to all traffic with siginifcant concrete deteriation to base of the bridge deck.

Does anyone know if Wood County is looking to restore or tear down this bridge?

Insley Road Bridge
Posted November 29, 2011, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

Nice!

Insley Road Bridge
Posted November 28, 2011, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

Photos from 11/14/10