Rating:
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Fort Seneca Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Janis Ford

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BH Photo #131781

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Fry Road (TR 143)
Location
Seneca County, Ohio
Status
open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1984
Design
10-panel, riveted Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 198.2 ft.
Total length: 204.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.1 ft.
Also called
Fry Road Bridge
Sandusky River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.20694, -83.16426   (decimal degrees)
41°12'25" N, 83°09'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/318547/4563987 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tiffin North
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
318
Inventory numbers
ODOT 7444060 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28391 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1914 (818)
Built during 1910s (9,713)
Closed (2,693)
Have street view (27,143)
Ohio (3,440)
One-lane traffic (7,619)
Owned by county (20,948)
Parker through truss (1,313)
Parker truss (1,697)
Sandusky River (19)
Seneca County, Ohio (46)
Skewed (4,919)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,995)
Through truss (15,291)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,298)
Truss (33,160)
Wooden deck (6,088)

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2020: New photos from Matthew Hemmer
  • March 31, 2020: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs
  • March 31, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added stuff
  • June 15, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins: status
  • June 14, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee

Sources 

  • Janis Ford
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Matthew Hemmer - matthemmer1994 [at] gmail [dot] com