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Cultural Resources Historic Bridges
Historic bridges represent a cultural resource as well as work of art. Many federal and state agencies recognize the importance of preserving, relocating, restoring and rehabilitating bridges.

The following programs and initiatives support ODOT's commitment to historic bridges preservation, restoration, relocation and rehabilitation.
Visit Ohio's Historic Bridges
Copies of brochures promoting Ohio's Historic Bridges, featured in the June 2016 issue of Ohio Magazine, are available upon request. Email Tom.Barrett@dot.ohio.gov. Learn more...
Historic Bridge Awards
This program honors bridge projects that have been chosen as great examples of rehabilitation, reuse and preservation. Learn more...
Covered Bridge Protection
The objective of this initiative is to protect covered bridges listed on Ohio's National Register of Historic Places from fire, damage and vandalism. Learn more...
Reuseable Bridges
In keeping with the national effort to preserve historic bridges, ODOT has a designated list of reuseable bridges available for reuse. Learn more...
Historic Bridge List
Download an Excel file that contains information about the 484 historic bridges in ODOT's Historic Bridge Database. Download file...
Historic Bridge Picture Library
ODOT actually maintains thousands of historic bridge pictures categorized by county and offers them for download through a MyODOT Extranet site. Learn more...

 Historic Bridge Manuals & Guidance


 Historic Bridge Links