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Columbus Scioto River Railroad Bridge South

Columbus Scioto River Railroad Bridge South

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: September 22, 2019

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad CSX) Over Scioto River
Location
Columbus: Franklin County, Ohio: United States
Structure Type
Metal 6 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 5 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss,
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
125 Feet (38 Meters)
Structure Length
590 Feet (180 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
3 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This is one of several impressive multi-span through truss bridges in the downtown Columbus area. This bridge is technically two bridges side by side. The east bridge at the time of photo-documentation was rusted while the west bridge had black paint. The design details between these two bridges are extremely similar, but not identical. Subtle differences can be seen leading one to suspect that they were built at different times. Another unusual detail on both bridges is the northern spans are slightly shorter, estimated 100 foot spans, and have a Pratt truss configuration while the southern main spans have a Warren truss configuration. The bridge has Carnegie and Illinois brands on the rolled steel.

 

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39.955074,-83.008515

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