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Jasper Bridge (ca.1913)

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Jasper Bridge

Chillicothe Gazette: June 25 1977

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BH Photo #511725

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Scioto River on Old OH-124
Location
Pike County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1913 after the previous covered bridge was destroyed in the 1913 flood; bypassed 1954 by bridge on new alignment; demolished ca. 1977
Builder
- Oregonia Bridge Co. of Lebanon, Ohio
Design
Three-span, 8-panel pin-connected Pratt through truss bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 450.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.05872, -83.04650   (decimal degrees)
39°03'31" N, 83°02'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/322928/4325285 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94612 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 23, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added dimensions and category "8-panel truss"
  • November 9, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added builder and changed possible demolition year per Melissa's article
  • November 9, 2021: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 8, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Changed name to "Pre-1974" and confirmed number of spans via Historic Aerials
  • October 9, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "One-lane traffic", "Pin-connected", "Scioto River"
  • October 8, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added likely build date
  • October 6, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

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