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Blue Creek Road Driveway Bridge

Blue Creek Road Driveway Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: June 7, 2014

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Private Driveway Over South Fork Scioto Brush Creek
Location
Rural: Adams County, Ohio: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
Not Available
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is a rare American example of a plate girder bridge with a uniformly curved top chord. The design was far more common in Europe especially the United Kingdom. The Goole Railway Bridge in England is a great European example. In the United States however, the design is rare. This particular bridge serves traffic on what appears to be a private drive. It seems likely that the bridge is a relocated railroad bridge, however it is also possible the girders were originally part of some sort of non-bridge structure, such as in a factory or power plant. The origins and age of the bridge are unknown. It is located on a private driveway.

 

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This bridge is located on a private driveway but is viewable from the nearby public road.

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