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Branstool Bridge (1913)

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Branstool Bridge

The Tribune: March 26 1915

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BH Photo #491788

Description 

Heavily damaged and repaired in both 1933 and 1935, the latter requiring the replacement of a span. This apparently spurred the State Highway Department to design a new bridge, which was completed the following year.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Walhonding River on US-36
Location
Coshocton County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1913; damaged in 1933 and 1935; replaced 1936
Builders
- Brookville Bridge Co. of Brookville, Ohio (1935 replacement span)
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
- Geo. J. Bock & Son (Masonry and floor work)
Design
(3)8-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 135.0 ft.
Total length: 408.0 ft.
Also called
US 36-Walhonding River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.34135, -82.06500   (decimal degrees)
40°20'29" N, 82°03'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/409545/4466189 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92292 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 2, 2021: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • March 2, 2021: Added by Tony Dillon

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Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com