Broadway Bridge

Broadway Bridge (HMGG5)

Location: Lebanon, OH 45036 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 25.872', W 84° 12.52'

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Side A:
Built in 1897, this span over Turtle Creek is the oldest nonreinforced concrete arch bridge in Ohio. The residents of Floraville, the area to the south, felt the bridge needed to be "the most prominent" in all of Lebanon. They petitioned to build a concrete bridge instead of a metal truss one. They thought it would be more durable and more attractive.
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Designed by P.O. Monfort, it has two 37.5 ft. concrete arches. Built by contractors Emerson and Jones at a cost of $5,853.49, ungraded gravel was scooped from the creek bed and mixed into the concrete. Some gravel chunks were said to be "as bid as a man's fist." The bridge is now listed on the National Register. In 2005, it was rehabilitated for $970,723.
HM NumberHMGG5
Year Placed2008
Placed ByLebanon Rotary Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 7:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740251 N 4368347
Decimal Degrees39.43120000, -84.20866667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 25.872', W 84° 12.52'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 25' 52.32" N, 84° 12' 31.20" W
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Area Code(s)513, 937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-219 S Broadway St, Lebanon OH 45036, US
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