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CSX - Chestnut Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Ohio Historic Bridge Inventory in April 2009

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BH Photo #429504

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over CSX Railroad on Chestnut Avenue
Location
Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1924
Railroads
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL; Big Four)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Concrete tee beam, continuous.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 122.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.27399, -84.16133   (decimal degrees)
40°16'26" N, 84°09'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/741353/4462035 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 1951)
400
Inventory numbers
ODOT 7561253 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 81896 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 21, 2018: Added by Nathan Holth

Comments 

Chestnut Avenue Railroad Overpass
Posted May 17, 2019, by STEVEN HUELSKAMP (stevendhuelskamp [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge is actually over CSX Railroad. While closed to vehicular traffic, bridge is open for pedestrian use. Popular photography spot for railfans.