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North Pole Covered Bridge 35-08-23

Photos 

Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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BH Photo #126219

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Eagle Creek on North Pole Road (CR 13)
Location
Brown County, Ohio
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1875; rehabilitated 1965; damaged by flooding in 1997
Design
Covered Smith through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 153.9 ft.
Total length: 166.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.75000, -83.77317   (decimal degrees)
38°45'00" N, 83°46'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/259003/4292686 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maysville West
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
104
Inventory numbers
ODOT 833126 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
WGCB 35-08-23 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 27329 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (7,634)
Brown County, Ohio (34)
Built 1875 (110)
Built during 1870s (1,125)
Bypassed (183)
Closed (2,666)
Covered (1,672)
NR-eligible (4,056)
Non-Select (300)
Ohio (3,431)
One-lane traffic (7,614)
Owned by county (20,866)
Smith truss (46)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,237)
Through truss (15,204)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,942)
Truss (33,000)
Wooden deck (6,082)

Update Log 

  • December 8, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 19, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • September 16, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee
  • October 16, 2008: New photo from Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

Comments 

North Pole Covered Bridge 35-08-23
Posted December 10, 2019, by rick shelton (shltn [dot] rck66 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

But I'll take the pony over the UCEB...

North Pole Covered Bridge 35-08-23
Posted December 10, 2019, by Luke

Well, it's better than being demolished and replaced by a US Bridge Co. pony...

North Pole Covered Bridge 35-08-23
Posted December 10, 2019, by rick shelton (shltn [dot] rck66 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Well I have to admit I wasn't expecting to find this...