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6th Street Bridge (1914)

Photos 

6th Street - Muskingum River Bridge

The Times Register: March 29 1974

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BH Photo #454640

Map 

Description 

This 4-span through truss crossed the main channel, while a separate bascule lift span crossed the canal. The bridge cost $190,000.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Muskingum River on 6th Street (Putnam Avenue)
Location
Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1914-15; opened to traffic September 16, 1915; rehabilitated 1977; replaced 2000
Design
4 150' riveted Warren through truss spans with all verticals
1 77' bascule span over canal
1 75' steel girder span
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 147.0 ft.
Total length: 752.0 ft.
Deck width: 39.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.93530, -82.00632   (decimal degrees)
39°56'07" N, 82°00'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/414018/4421060 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
ODOT 6000487 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 86447 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added NBI data
  • September 28, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added dimensions, dates, and a little more description
  • August 12, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 20, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • August 20, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman
  • Historical Marker
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Muskingum River-6th Street Bridge (Old)
Posted August 20, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony!