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Broadway Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: September 22, 2019

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Broadway Street Over Turtle Creek
Location
Lebanon: Warren County, Ohio: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1897 By Builder/Contractor: Emerson and Jones and Engineer/Design: P. O. Monfort
Rehabilitation Date
2005
Main Span Length
37.0 Feet (11.3 Meters)
Structure Length
100.0 Feet (30.5 Meters)
Roadway Width
22 Feet (6.71 Meters)
Spans
2 Main Span(s)
Inventory Number
8360081

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Bridge Documentation

One of the oldest concrete bridges in Ohio, this bridge is also a rare example of an unreinforced concrete bridge.

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Setting/Context

The bridge carries a 2 lane road and sidewalks over a stream in the Floraville Historic District.

Physical Description

The 2 span, 85'-long arch bridge is massed concrete (unreinforced). It is finished with metal lattice railings, which are modern but based on the pattern of the original railings.

Integrity

Rehabilitated, 2004.

Summary of Significance

The 1897 concrete arch bridge is a contributing resource in the NR listed Floraville Historic District. In addition, it is individually significant for its technology as one of the earliest concrete arch bridges in Ohio, and one of the few that is confirmed to be massed (unreinforced) concrete. The bridge was eligible in ODOT's prior historic bridge survey. The bridge was rehabilitated in 2004.

Justification

The bridge type is not uncommon. It also contributes to a historic district. The bridge has moderate significance.

Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: Yes


This bridge is tagged with the following special condition(s): Unreinforced Concrete

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