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Fifth Street Bridge


Fifth Street Bridge standing alone during 1913 Flood

BH Photo #290122


Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Fifth Street
Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio
- T.B. Townsend of Zanesville, Ohio (Substructure)
- Toledo Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio (Superstructure) [also known as Smith Bridge Co.]
Pennsylvania Through truss (Camelback format) main span
2-Pratt deck approach spans on one end
Several stringer approach spans on the other end.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94767, -82.00694   (decimal degrees)
39°56'52" N, 82°00'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/413981/4422434 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Zanesville West
Inventory number
BH 62206 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Pin-connected", "12-panel truss"
  • January 27, 2022: New photo from Brandon Cooper
  • July 29, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: Changed name from Smith to Toledo as this is a post-1890 bridge.
  • May 24, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 1, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • May 19, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • December 30, 2016: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 9, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • January 9, 2016: Photo imported by Brandon Cooper
  • August 2, 2014: Added by Brandon Cooper