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O'Shaughnessy Dam Bridge

Photos 

O'Shaughnessy Dam

Source: Columbus Metropolitan Library; Columbus: Camera Shop postcard #P98198

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

View this photo at digital-collections.columbuslibrary.org

BH Photo #279666

Description 

The bridge stood 21 feet above the crest of the spillway, which is 64 feet tall. The concrete balustrades of the original bridge appear to have been retained and used on the sidewalks of the current bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Scioto River on Glick Road (CR-126)
Location
Powell, Delaware County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1925; replaced 1991
Builders
- Franklin L. Packard (Architect)
- Thompson-Starett Co. (Builder)
Design
12-span, closed-spandrel concrete deck arch on top of dam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.5 ft.
Total length: 879.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 5, 1990
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.15386, -83.12626   (decimal degrees)
40°09'14" N, 83°07'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/318903/4447001 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shawnee Hills
Inventory numbers
NRHP 90000482 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 60231 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 19, 2022: New photos from Paul Plassman
  • October 9, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added category "Scioto River"
  • March 12, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Imported photos

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