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Insley Road Bridge


Photo taken by Sandor Gulyas


BH Photo #252987

Street View 


Concrete through arch bridge over Rocky Ford on Insley Road
Wood County, Ohio
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1930 for the Dixie Highway
Concrete through arch
Length of largest span: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 95.1 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.19353, -83.65063   (decimal degrees)
41°11'37" N, 83°39'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/277720/4563629 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Baltimore
Average daily traffic (as of 1995)
Inventory numbers
ODOT 8759162 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28615 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 35.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com


Arch (12,736)
Built 1930 (1,857)
Built during 1930s (12,248)
Concrete balustrade (892)
Have street view (29,909)
Lost (30,049)
Lost 2020 (160)
Lost during 2020s (308)
NR-eligible (4,125)
Ohio (4,689)
Owned by county (21,724)
Rainbow arch (259)
Replaced by new bridge (20,454)
Reserve (26)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,551)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,942)
Wood County, Ohio (81)

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2019: New photos from Rick McOmber
  • October 18, 2016: New photos from Janis Ford
  • October 27, 2014: Updated by Rick McOmber: Bridge still closed to traffic, visit 10/16/14
  • April 28, 2013: Updated by J.P.: Updated to closed to traffic via forum post.
  • April 28, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden
  • November 28, 2011: Updated by Clark Vance: Tweaked location and added street view


  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Luke
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Rick McOmber - rrmc500 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Janis Ford


Insley Road Bridge
Posted September 28, 2020, by Rick McOmber (rrmc500 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Visited on 9-27-20, Bridge has been replaced.

Insley Road Bridge
Posted July 29, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Oh I Love it !!!

Insley Road Bridge
Posted April 28, 2013, by Sandor Gulyas (sgulya1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Drove out there today and the bridge is now closed to all traffic with siginifcant concrete deteriation to base of the bridge deck.

Does anyone know if Wood County is looking to restore or tear down this bridge?

Insley Road Bridge
Posted November 29, 2011, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)


Insley Road Bridge
Posted November 28, 2011, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

Photos from 11/14/10