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Washington Court House in Fayette County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Mark Road Bridge

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 14, 2018
1. Mark Road Bridge Marker
Inscription.  Originally constructed in 1883 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio, this 103 foot single span Pratt Truss was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. The structure was rehabilitated, painted, and placed on concrete abutments in 2007. Because of its original design and construction, the bridge remains a single lane and must continue to have a reduced load capacity.
 
Erected 2007 by Ratzlaff Construction and the Ohio Bridge Corporation Steven G. Luebbe, P.E., P.S., Fayette County Engineer.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts.
 
Location. 39° 29.216′ N, 83° 28.393′ W. Marker is in Washington Court House, Ohio, in Fayette County. Marker is on Mark Road (County Route 54), on the right when traveling east. Marker is at the crossing of Sugar Creek. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2031 Mark Rd 54, Washington Court House OH 43160, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington Court House (approx. 3.2 miles away); World War Veterans Bridge (approx.
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 14, 2018
2. Mark Road Bridge Marker
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3.7 miles away); Old Washington Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away); Fayette County War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); War Savings Quota (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fayette County Court House / Washington Court House Riot of 1894 (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fayette County World War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington Court House.
 
Mark Road Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 14, 2018
3. Mark Road Bridge Marker
looking east on Mark Road, about 1/4 mile east of US 62
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 14, 2018
4. Mark Road Bridge Marker
the bridge
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 14, 2018
5. Mark Road Bridge Marker
the head board
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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