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South Denmark Road Bridge
South Denmark Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpg
Coordinates 41°43′03″N 80°41′25″W / 41.71750°N 80.69028°W / 41.71750; -80.69028Coordinates: 41°43′03″N 80°41′25″W / 41.71750°N 80.69028°W / 41.71750; -80.69028
Locale Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States
Characteristics
Design single span, Town truss
Total length 100 feet (30.5 m)
History
Construction begin 1895
Location of the bridge in Ashtabula County
Map of Ohio highlighting Ashtabula County.svg
Location of Ashtabula County in Ohio

South Denmark Road Bridge is a covered bridge spanning Mill Creek in Denmark Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. The bridge, one of currently 16 drivable bridges in the county, is a single span Town truss design. Bypassed in 1975, the bridge still remains open to light traffic. The bridge’s WGCB number is 35-04-14, and it is located approximately 4.4 mi (7.1 km) east-southeast of Jefferson.

History

  • 1895 – Bridge constructed.
  • 1975 – Bridge bypassed.

Dimensions

  • Span: 76 feet (23 m)
  • Length: 100 feet (30 m)
  • Width: 13 feet 3 inches (4.04 m)
  • Height: 11 feet (3.4 m)

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