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Parker Covered Bridge 35-88-03

Photos 

Photo taken by Janis Ford

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BH Photo #131784

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Sandusky River on CR 40A (Crane Road)
Location
Wyandot County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1873 by J.C. Davis; burned May 17, 1991; restored 1993
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 162.1 ft.
Total length: 171.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 31, 1975
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.90317, -83.24456   (decimal degrees)
40°54'11" N, 83°14'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/310946/4530433 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sycamore
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
95
Inventory numbers
ODOT 8834350 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
WGCB 35-88-03 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 75001558 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 28652 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 25.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (7,443)
Built 1873 (93)
Built during 1870s (1,077)
Covered (1,614)
Functionally obsolete (6,576)
Howe through truss (441)
Howe truss (545)
NR-listed (2,922)
Ohio (3,349)
One-lane traffic (7,566)
Open (39,670)
Owned by county (20,597)
Sandusky River (17)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,196)
Through truss (14,894)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,881)
Truss (32,519)
Wooden deck (6,050)
Wyandot County, Ohio (23)

Update Log 

  • June 25, 2016: New photos from John Loxton
  • December 14, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 21, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 31, 2009: New photos from James Baughn
  • December 9, 2008: New photo from Brian McKee

Sources 

Comments 

Parker Covered Bridge
Posted February 21, 2012, by rick rotsinger (rotfam4 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

followed sign off rt 67 and saw no sign to turn and never saw bridge. we cant read your mind