"S" Bridge

"S" Bridge (HM19D)

Location: Salesville, OH 43778 Guernsey County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 2.687', W 81° 22.444'

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Old National Road, Built about 1828. Where the road crossed a creek at an angle, a stone arch bridge was built as right angles to the stream flow. "S" shaped walls were then built to guide traffic around the job from the direction of travel across the bridge and back onto the road line. An arch parallel with the stream flow and in line with the road would have been more difficult and costly to build.
HM NumberHM19D
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series, and the The Historic National Road series.
Year Placed1954
Placed ByOhio Society of Professional Engineers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 2:19am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 468090 N 4432794
Decimal Degrees40.04478333, -81.37406667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 2.687', W 81° 22.444'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 2' 41.22" N, 81° 22' 26.64" W
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Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19001-19271 County Rd 690, Salesville OH 43778, US
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