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Hook-Waltz Road Bridge

Photos 

Thomas Rd. T-87 Bridge

Photo taken by Brian McKee Oct. 29, 2011

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BH Photo #219189

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on TR 87 (Hook-Waltz Road)
Location
Allen County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1982
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (likely fabricator)
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.1 ft.
Total length: 58.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.84589, -84.12799   (decimal degrees)
40°50'45" N, 84°07'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/742117/4525619 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elida
Land survey
T. 2 S., R. 6 E., Sec. 24
Average daily traffic (as of 2000)
158
Inventory numbers
ODOT 253898 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27220 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Finessed truss type & added categories "4-panel truss", "Riveted", "Finials", "Lattice Railing"
  • February 17, 2022: Updated by Nathan Holth: Corrected bridge and road name.
  • February 17, 2022: New photos from Paul Plassman
  • February 9, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • October 31, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder
  • October 31, 2011: Updated by Brian McKee: Bridge is closed

Sources 

  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

Hook-Waltz Road Bridge
Posted February 17, 2022, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Paul,

Confirmed and page corrected.

Thomas Road T-87 Bridge
Posted February 17, 2022, by Paul Plassman

I'm not sure why this bridge is listed as the Thomas Road Bridge....it's on Hook-Waltz Road.