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Bice Road Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Auglaize River on TR 121 (Bice Road)
Location
Allen County, Ohio
Status
Removed and replaced
History
Built 1908; rehabilitated 1980; replaced 2005
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 149.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.70037, -84.26569   (decimal degrees)
40°42'01" N, 84°15'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/731011/4509091 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spencerville
Inventory numbers
ODOT 230332 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27199 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Allen County, Ohio (58)
Auglaize River (40)
Built 1908 (795)
Built during 1900s (7,733)
Lost (29,874)
Lost 2005 (460)
Lost during 2000s (4,439)
Ohio (4,643)
Owned by county (21,705)
Pony truss (17,214)
Pratt pony truss (4,018)
Pratt truss (10,523)
Replaced by new bridge (20,321)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,730)
Total length 125-175 feet (6,331)
Truss (36,652)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added lost and rehab dates and adjusted coords
  • September 18, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: New bridge showing in satellite view

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

Bice Road Bridge
Posted July 19, 2008, by Sam (sam [dot] bowerman [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge no longer exists, found a photo on the Allen Co. engineer site of a concrete slab now in place.

http://coengr.co.allen.oh.us/Pictures/Bridge_Dept_Photos/Bic...