Grimms Bridge

    Grimms Bridge

    The Grimms Bridge is a historic Whipple through truss over Little Beaver Creek in Columbiana County, Ohio.

    The one-lane Grimms Bridge was constructed in 1884 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio over Beaver Creek. 2

    The Porterfield-Binger construction Company was the lone bidder of a $9,991 rehabilitation project for Grimms Bridge on June 20, 1955. 2 Their bid was just $4 above the county engineer’s estimate. The crossing was renovated again in 1997 when it was sandblasted and painted, and new stringers and deck were installed.


    • State: Ohio
    • Route:
    • Type: Whipple through truss
    • Status: Active - Automobile
    • Total Length: 155 feet
    • Deck Width: 12 feet
    • Above Vertical Clearance: 28 feet


    1. Jones, Tom T. “The Reviewing Stand.” Evening Review [East Liverpool], 22 Aug. 1932, p. 4.
    2. “Grimms Span Repairs Slated.” Evening Review [East Liverpool], 21 Jun. 1955, p. 1.
    3. “Grimms Bridge Closed.” Evening Review [East Liverpool], 16 Jul. 1955, p. 3.

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