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Sidney in Shelby County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ross Bridge

 
 
Ross Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 20, 2020
1. Ross Bridge Marker
Inscription.  
Bridge understructure built in 1966
Designed by AI Wheeler
Constructed by Frantz Brothers

Covering for bridge erected in 1971
Designed by Ereytag and Freytag, A.1:A
Detailed by C.A. Bickel
Constructed by Robert Hulsmeyer

Overall Planning and Development-
Richard Flanagan
William Ross

Bridge closely resembles several constructed
in Central Ohio by pioneer bridge
designer and builder,
Rueben L. Partridge (1823-1900)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Covered Bridges series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1966.
 
Location. 40° 17.388′ N, 84° 7.981′ W. Marker is in Sidney, Ohio, in Shelby County. Marker can be reached from Tawawa Drive, 0.9 miles east of Riverside Drive (Ohio Route 47), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Tawawa Dr, Sidney OH 45365, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zenas King Bowstring Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sidney (approx. half a mile away);

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Tawawa Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burkhart Building (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Old Jail (approx. 1.2 miles away); George Washington Bicentennial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Operation Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Shelby County World War I - World War II Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sidney.
 
Also see . . .  Ross Covered Bridge. (Submitted on February 13, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.)
 
Ross Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 20, 2020
2. Ross Bridge Marker
Ross Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 20, 2020
3. Ross Bridge Marker
Ross Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 20, 2020
4. Ross Bridge Marker
Ross Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 20, 2020
5. Ross Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 13, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 13, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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