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Mohican River Bridge

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Photo taken by David Case in May 2021

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BH Photo #498227

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Description 

Holmes County has plans to build a timber truss covered bridge here. As of May 2021, it has not been built.

Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren pony truss bridge over Mohican River on CR 23
Location
Holmes County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1993 on piers from the original Toledo, Walhonding Valley & Ohio Railroad bridge
Design
Modern polygonal Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 306.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Spellacy Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59407, -82.20699   (decimal degrees)
40°35'39" N, 82°12'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/397869/4494396 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
429
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3831973 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 93166 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 36.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 9, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added info that piers are reused from a RR bridge
  • May 10, 2021: Added by David Case

Sources 

  • David Case
  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

Mohican River Bridge
Posted October 9, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

More nonsense and wasting of taxpayer dollars out of Ohio. 🤬

Mohican River Bridge
Posted October 9, 2021, by Paul Plassman

2018 article about planned covered bridge with nice photo of present span: https://www.times-gazette.com/news/20180223/new-covered-brid...

Hard to believe they're planning to replace the modern truss bridge at only age 28.