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Toboso Metal Bridge

Photos 

Toboso Metal Bridge

The Newark Advocate: August 3 1974

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BH Photo #491666

Map 

Description 

These spans are of different size and were likely brought in from more than one location to replaced the dilapidated covered bridge. The cut stone substructure of the old bridge was reused.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Licking River on Toboso Road (CR 273)
Location
Licking County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Spans moved here in 1941 to replace a covered bridge; replaced 1988
Design
(1)5-panel Pratt through truss
(1)7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 226.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Licking River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.05685, -82.22026   (decimal degrees)
40°03'25" N, 82°13'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/395924/4434780 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92270 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Licking County, Ohio (55)
Lost (25,506)
Lost 1988 (178)
Lost during 1980s (1,422)
Ohio (3,457)
Owned by county (20,975)
Pratt through truss (5,483)
Pratt truss (9,436)
Replaced by new bridge (17,202)
Through truss (15,338)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,299)
Truss (33,229)

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2021: Updated by William Evans: Photos added
  • February 26, 2021: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • February 26, 2021: Added by Tony Dillon

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Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • William Evans - bevans [at] lcounty [dot] com