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Main Street Bridge (1907/1915?)

Description 

Dimensions are very rough estimates from Historic Aerials.com

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Scioto River on East Main Street (Charleston Pike)
Location
Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built either 1907 or 1915; replaced by modern bridge 1971
Builders
- Capitol Construction Co. of Columbus, Ohio (superstructure)
- Oather M. Junk of Chillicothe, Ohio (substructure)
Design
Six-span bridge composed of five riveted Pennsylvania through trusses and one shorter parallel-chord approach through truss on east end
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Total length: 1,390.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.33932, -82.94364   (decimal degrees)
39°20'22" N, 82°56'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/332497/4356233 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95015 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added builders
  • January 22, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "12-panel truss", "Riveted"
  • November 8, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

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Main Street Bridge (1907/1915?)
Posted November 8, 2021, by Paul Plassman

Still not sure on the build date for this one.