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Staddens Ford Iron Bridge

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Staddens Bridge Newark OH

1913

Photo uploaded by Art S.

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BH Photo #438064

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Description 

Replaced in 1976 by a 4-span steel beam bridge 250-ft long

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Licking River on Staddens Bridge Road
Location
Licking County, Ohio
Status
No longer exists
Design
Pratt through truss, spans 120-ft each
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 240.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.05921, -82.33857   (decimal degrees)
40°03'33" N, 82°20'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/385837/4435187 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
Madison Twp
Inventory number
BH 83376 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Licking County, Ohio (57)
Lost (26,122)
Lost 1976 (92)
Lost during 1970s (836)
Ohio (3,605)
Pratt through truss (5,582)
Pratt truss (9,585)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,451)
Through truss (15,605)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,331)
Truss (33,692)

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2021: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • February 22, 2021: Updated by William Evans: Information added
  • November 6, 2018: Added by Art S.

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • William Evans - bevans [at] lcounty [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Staddens Ford Iron Bridge
Posted February 24, 2021, by William Evans

Thanks for posting the new pics!

Staddens Bridge
Posted February 22, 2021, by Paul

According to Merriam Wood's book "The Covered Bridges of Ohio: An Atlas and History" there was once a wooden truss bridge at Stadden's Ford. It was likely the predecessor to the Pratt steel truss.