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Collingwood Blvd. Bridge


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Pony truss bridge over Collingwood Blvd. on the Norfolk & Western RR
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio
Removed but not replaced
Built 1888 by the Detroit Bridge & Iron Works
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
Double-intersection Warren pony truss
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.64198, -83.55072   (decimal degrees)
41°38'31" N, 83°33'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/287566/4613169 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
ODOT 4860624 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27950 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2020: New Street View added by Mike Kerkau
  • January 9, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Whoops I misread. Birdge has been removed
  • April 4, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks



Collingwood Blvd. Bridge
Posted March 23, 2020, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

Well - I was close! Actually December of '13, as it turns out (see BH 51953, which turns out to be a duplicate of this bridge; I've already sent in the request to merge).

NKP - Collingwood Boulevard Overpass
Posted March 23, 2020, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

So, it turns out this is a duplicate entry for BH 27950...

Collingwood Blvd. Bridge
Posted March 23, 2020, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

It's quite overgrown by the time of the 2011 StreetView, but that's the last one that shows it's still there. 2014 - gone. The 2013 aerial seems to show it's still there.

NKP Collingwood Boulevard Overpass
Posted January 9, 2014, by William Frisk (wcjfrisk [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge was destroyed in December 2013 due to it being too low by Federal standards for nearby Interstate entrance ramp approach. The stone abutments remain in place as well as the swing bridge over Swan Creek to the North of Collingwood Extension. A through truss bridge to the South about half a mile over the former New York Central also remains. It was raised by CSX and placed on I beam seats to gain clearance. The bridges were last used about 1980 when several warehouses still had rail delivery.