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Mile Creek Road Bridge



Photo Courtest Ohio Department of Transportation, Taken April 2007


BH Photo #183683

Street View 


According to Historic Bridge Inventory, stylistically appears to be an early Wrought Iron Bridge Company Bridge.


Cast and Wrought Iron Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Mile Creek on Mile Creek Road (TR-385)
Knox County, Ohio
Open to traffic
Built ca 1875; Unknown Event Occured in 1926. Rehabilitated 1975
Cast and wrought iron half-up Pratt pony truss with pinned connections. Trusses rendered decorative by addition of piers below each panel point.
Length of largest span: 16.1 ft.
Total length: 52.2 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44072, -82.60792   (decimal degrees)
40°26'27" N, 82°36'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/363631/4477915 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
Inventory numbers
ODOT 4237617 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 46698 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 14.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 2, 2021: New photos from Matthew Hemmer
  • October 11, 2016: New photo from Rick McOmber
  • August 3, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 26, 2010: Added by Nathan Holth



Mile Creek Road Bridge
Posted May 20, 2022, by Matthew Hemmer (matthemmer1994 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I swear when I glanced I saw a full sign in the road but checking with the wife, she is saying she didn't. Perhaps a false alarm.

Mile Creek Road Bridge
Posted May 20, 2022, by Luke

The same sign is in the streetview.

Mile Creek Road Bridge
Posted May 20, 2022, by Matthew Hemmer (matthemmer1994 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Anybody heard anything about this bridge? Drove by today but didn't realize until I was half by where I was and saw they had a road closed sign but still allowed local traffic.