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CSX - Grand River Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Description 

Center arch rises 58'3". A total of 25,150 cubic yards of concrete were used in the entire bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Grand River on CSX Railroad
Location
Painesville, Lake County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Builder
- B. R. Leffler (Engineer + Supervisor of Construction)
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad (LS&MS)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch with spans of 70', 160', 70'
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 382.0 ft.
Deck width: 65.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.73821, -81.23044   (decimal degrees)
41°44'18" N, 81°13'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/480837/4620736 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Painesville
Inventory number
BH 54838 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2022: New photo from Paul Plassman
  • January 17, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added photos and dimensions
  • April 1, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 29, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder + image
  • December 6, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "CSX Railroad", "Railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Paul Plassman
  • Pinterest - Image with dimensions