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Cardington Denmark Martel Road Bridge South

Cardington Denmark Martel Road Bridge South

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 12, 2012

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Cardington Denmark Martel Road (CR-28) Over Shaw Creek
Location
Rural: Morrow County, Ohio: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1953 By Builder/Contractor: Edwards Sheet Metal Works of Frederickton, Ohio

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
2007
Main Span Length
76 Feet (23.2 Meters)
Structure Length
80 Feet (24.4 Meters)
Roadway Width
20 Feet (6.1 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
5930332

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Bridge Documentation

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This bridge was in 2012 one of two similar pony truss bridges from the mid-20th Century in Morrow County. The other example was slated for replacement in 2012 however which makes this the only remaining example of this bridge style in the county, which is quite different from earlier truss bridges built in the county.

Information and Findings From Ohio's Historic Bridge Inventory

Setting/Context

The bridge carries a 2 lane road over a stream in a rural area of active farms.

Summary of Significance

The one span, riveted, 79.5' long, riveted, Warren pony truss bridge with polygonal upper chords has rolled section for the members. It was fabricated for the county in 1953 by the Edwards Sheet Metal Works of Frederickton. It has concrete abutments and a laminated wood deck. The bridge has no innovative or distinctive details and is an example of a type and design that was common by 1910.

Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: No

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