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Bennington Chapel Road Bridge

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Replaced with a welded, polygonal Warren pony truss.

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Otter Fork of the Licking River on Bennington Chapel Road
Location
Licking County, Ohio
Status
Replaced in 2001
History
Built 1918; rehabilitated 1961; replaced 2001
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.24677, -82.57063   (decimal degrees)
40°14'48" N, 82°34'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/366412/4456329 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fredonia
Land survey
Bennington Twp
Inventory numbers
OH 4534743 (Ohio bridge number)
ODOT 4534743 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 35939 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1918 (499)
Built during 1910s (9,780)
Have street view (27,557)
Licking County, Ohio (57)
Lost (26,093)
Lost 2001 (457)
Lost during 2000s (4,260)
Ohio (3,587)
Owned by county (21,150)
Pony truss (16,507)
Replaced by new bridge (17,647)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,224)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,390)
Truss (33,669)
Warren pony truss (3,454)
Warren truss (6,725)

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2021: Updated by William Evans: Added creek name
  • February 17, 2021: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • December 7, 2011: New Street View added by Daniel Hopkins
  • November 17, 2011: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added stream name
  • October 4, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added full name of road and GPS

Sources 

  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Nathan Holth
  • William Evans - bevans [at] lcounty [dot] com

Comments 

Bennington Chapel Road Bridge
Posted February 17, 2021, by William Evans (bevans [at] lcounty [dot] com)

The bridge referred to in this post is 0.9 mile east of what is pictured. The bridge pictured is a 94-ft pony truss, still in service, constructed in 1987 and has a 10-ton limit. Correct coordinates: 40.246834, -82.57077