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Fifth Street Bridge (1878)

Description 

Total length is the estimated additive of the five span lengths.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Fifth Street
Location
Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1878
Design
Four uncovered, timber Smith through truss spans, 140' each
One iron pony truss span, 52'
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 612.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94775, -82.00606   (decimal degrees)
39°56'52" N, 82°00'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/414057/4422442 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99954 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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