This is a three span concrete arch bridge. It features original balustrade railings, which have spalled so much at the base it is hard to believe they are not falling off the bridge. The spandrel walls had also been allowed to deteriorate severely as well. The bridge was otherwise an unaltered example of a traditional concrete arch bridge, a bridge type that has become rare in southwestern Ohio. The bridge serves a full compliment of state highway traffic. Only one span actually crosses the river, the rest crosses the floodplain, which can get out of hand during a flood season. Apparently, it once flooded so bad, that it washed away a railroad bridge back in the 1910s. It apparently annoyed the railroad company enough that they moved the bridge to a new site completely, resulting in the creation of the monumental Big Four Bridge. There are old piers visible to the north of this bridge, they might be remnants of the bridge that was washed away.
This historic bridge has been demolished. This map is shown for reference purposes only.
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