Historic bridges represent a cultural resource as well as a work of art. Many federal and state agencies recognize the importance of preserving, relocating, restoring and rehabilitating bridges and provide funding sources:
Bridge Preservation Funding available under U.S. Code Title 23, Section 144(0)
The resource cards below represent programs and initiatives supporting ODOT's commitment to historic bridges preservation, restoration, relocation and rehabilitation.
Historic Bridges Brochure
Download Ohio's Historic Bridges Brochure
Covered Bridge Protection
Protecting covered bridges from vandalism and fire.
Historic Bridge Awards
Award winners who have successfully reused, rehabilitated and/or preserved a bridge.
Historic Bridge List
Download an Excel file with information about ODOT's historic bridges.
Historic Bridge Picture Library
ODOT maintains thousands of historic bridge pictures categorized by county.
Historic Bridges Guidance
Federal and state guidance associated with historic bridge funding, rehabilitation, restoration and maintenance.
Designated list of reuseable bridges available for reuse.
Historic Bridges Story Map
Visit 38 of Ohio's historic bridges virtually by taking a Story Map tour.