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Ft. Jennings Bridge

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Auglaize River Bridge

The Lima News: June 27 1961

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BH Photo #509864

Description 

Removed after the collapse of the pony truss approach span on the Northwest end.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Auglaize River on Rt 189 at Ft. Jennings.
Location
Fort Jennings, Putnam County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1964
Builder
- Central Concrete & Construction Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
9-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Also called
Rt 189-Auglaize River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.90252, -84.29614   (decimal degrees)
40°54'09" N, 84°17'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/727746/4531456 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94716 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 8, 2022: New photo from Brandon Cooper
  • October 14, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and builder based on portal decorations.
  • October 14, 2021: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 13, 2021: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Brandon Cooper
  • Newspaper Archive