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Amity Pike Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Warren polygonal pony truss bridge over Big Darby on Amity Pike
Location
Madison County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1958; replaced 2008
Design
Two-span polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals, built atop stone piers from the previous covered bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 104.0 ft.
Total length: 208.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.06957, -83.24926   (decimal degrees)
40°04'10" N, 83°14'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/308190/4437903 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hilliard
Inventory numbers
ODOT 4931130 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27961 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 13, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Changed build date from 1934 to 1958 as historic aerials and other sources all say the previous covered bridge survived until 1957
  • September 16, 2021: Updated by Dave King: Added loss date
  • October 25, 2011: Updated by J.P.: bridge has been replaced
  • April 13, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Mapped.

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Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Flickr - Image
  • Paul Plassman