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West Virginia

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4th Street Bridge (Marion County, West Virginia)
Built circa 1920
Girder bridge over Benoni Ave & Coal Run on Fourth Street
Intact but closed to all traffic

Aetnaville Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1891; closed to traffic December 1988
Through truss bridge over Ohio River Back Channel on Georgia Street in Wheeling
Closed to all traffic

Alderson Bridge (Greenbrier County, West Virginia)
Built 1914 by the Concrete Steel Bridge Co. bypassed 1977
Spandrel arch bridge over Greenbrier River on Pedestrian Trail/Old Monroe Street
Open to pedestrians

Allegheny Highlands Trail - Shavers Fork Bridge (Tucker County, West Virginia)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Shavers Fork on Allegheny Highlands Trail of WV (formerly West Virginia Central and Pittsburg Railway)
Open to pedestrians only

Alum Creek Bridge (Kanawha County, West Virginia)
Built 1919
Lost Through truss bridge over Coal River on Childress Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Anthony Creek Bridge (Greenbrier County, West Virginia)
Built 1903
Through truss bridge over Anthony Creek on CR 16/3
Replaced by a new bridge

Appalachian Trail/CSX - Potomac River Bridge (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1894
Through truss bridge over Potomac River and old C&O Canal in Harpers Ferry
Open to traffic

Arden Bridge (Barbour County, West Virginia)
Built 1910
Lost truss bridge over Tygart Valley River on CR 12
Replaced by a new bridge

Armstrong Tunnel (Kanawha County, West Virginia)
Built ca. 1900
Tunnel on Dogwood Lane (CR 6/6) in St. Albans
Open to traffic

B&O - Eaton Tunnel (Old) (Wood County, West Virginia)
Collapsed 1963 killing two workers
Lost Tunnel that was located south of the current Eaton Tunnel
Collapsed

B&O - Grafton Bridge (Taylor County, West Virginia)
Built 1854
Lost Fink through truss bridge over Tygart Valley River on B&O Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Harper Ferry Bridge (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built in 1836, burned 2 months after the start of the Civil War
Lost Through truss bridge over Potomac River on Former B&O
Destroyed by disaster

B&O - Harpers Ferry Bollman Bridge (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1852; Converted to road-only use 1894; 3 spans destroyed by flood 1924; Totally destroyed by flood in March 1936
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Potomac River on B&O Railroad/US 340
Destroyed by flood

B&O - Kingwood Tunnel (Preston County, West Virginia)
Bored 1852; Subsequent work 1903 and 1912; Abandoned and sealed 1950
Tunnel on former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in Tunnelton
Sealed Up in 1950

B&O - Monogahela River Fink Truss Bridge (Marion County, West Virginia)
Fink iron bridge built here 1852; Destroyed by the CSA 1863; Replaced by indentical structure 1865; Replaced 1887
Lost Fink through truss bridge over Monongahela River on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Point Pleasant-Henderson Bridge (Mason County, West Virginia)
Built 1888; Replaced 1947
Lost Bridge over Kanawha River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Pulp Mill Bollman Truss (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1852
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Armory Canal on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Sleepy Creek Bridge (Morgan County, West Virginia)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sleepy Creek on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O Bollman Truss over Georges Creek (Mineral County, West Virginia)
Bollman through truss bridge over Georges Creek on B&O RR
Demolished

B&O Railroad Sutton Subdivision Bridge No. 1 (Braxton County, West Virginia)
Built 1909 by Coal & Coke Railway; Abandoned June 20, 1985
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Local Road on Baltimore & Ohio Railway (Abandoned) near Gassaway


B&O Railroad Sutton Subdivision Bridge No. 2 (Braxton County, West Virginia)
Built 1909 by Coal & Coke Railway; Abandoned June 20, 1985
Stone arch bridge over Local Road on Baltimore & Ohio Railway (Abandoned) in Gassaway
Closed to all traffic

Baker Street Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1946
Steel stringer bridge over Big Wheeling Creek on Baker Street
Open to traffic

Baker Street CSX Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1929 By American Bridge Company
Deck plate girder bridge over Baker Street on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

Barrackville Covered Bridge 48-25-02 (Marion County, West Virginia)
Built in 1853 by Eli & Lemuel Chenoweth; Bypassed 1987; ACROW pony truss inestalled 1991 due to deterioration; Renovated 1998
Burr arch-truss bridge over Buffalo Creek
Open to pedestrians

Bartow Jones Bridge (Mason County, West Virginia)
Built 1999
Through truss bridge over Kanawha River on West Va. Hwy. 2 between Point Pleasant and Henderson
Open to traffic

Bellaire Toll Bridge (Belmont County, Ohio)
Operated as a privately owned toll bridge unitl 1991 when Ohio DOT cut off the west approach to build a new OH 7. Now owned by KDC investments which is in litigation with three companys who claim they paid for the exclusive scrap rights.
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Ohio River at Bellaire
Closed to all traffic

Big Bend Tunnel (Summers County, West Virginia)
built from 1870-1872 by C&O RR to cut off Big Bend. Legend/tradition names this tunnel as scene of 'Steel Driving Man' John Henry's race with steam drill
Original tunnel built to bypass an 8 mile long bend in the Greenbrier River. Passes between Hilldale, and Talcott West Virginia.
Intact but closed to all traffic

Big Coal River Pedestrian Suspension Bridge (Kanawha County, West Virginia)
Built 1920 by Oregonia Bridge Company to serve along with little Coal River Pedestrian Bridge and link three land masses together in a coal mining community
Wire suspension bridge over Big Coal River on foot traffic


Big Otter Creek Bridge (Clay County, West Virginia)
Built 1929
Concrete arch bridge over Big Otter Creek on WV 4
Open to traffic

Big SandyTunnel #4 (Wayne County, West Virginia)
Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway in Crum
Open to traffic

Big Wheeling Creek Bridge (Marshall County, West Virginia)
Built 1896
Whipple through truss bridge over Big Wheeling Creek on CR 5
Open to traffic

Black Oak Road Bridge (Mineral County, West Virginia)
Baltimore through truss bridge over North Branch Potomac River on Black Oak Road
Open to traffic

Black Run Bridge (Ruins) (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Built 1915 as part of the Harrisville Southern Railroad; Scrapped in 1929
Lost Bridge over Black Run on Harrisville Southern Railroad
Lost

Blackwater River Bridge (Tucker County, West Virginia)
Built 1933
Lost through truss bridge over Blackwater River on WV 32
Bridge has been replaced.

Blennerhassett Island Bridge (Washington County, Ohio)
Opened June 13, 2008
Network arch bridge over Ohio River at Blennerhassett Island on US 50
Open to traffic

Blue Bridge (Barbour County, West Virginia)
Built 1886
Through Truss bridge over Elk Creek on County Route 57/15
Open to traffic

Blue Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1954; rehabilitated 1996
Steel through arch bridge over North Branch Potomac River on MD 942 between Cumberland, Md. and Ridgeley, W.Va.
Open to traffic

Bluestone River Bridge (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1930
Pony truss bridge over Bluestone River on Bloch Rd (CR 20/5) in Bramwell
Open to traffic

Bluestone River Bridge (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1915
Pony truss bridge over Bluestone River on Duhring Rd (CR 20/20) in Bramwell
Open to traffic

Board Tree Tunnel (Marshall County, West Virginia)
Tunnel on Former B&O Railroad in Littleton


Booths Creek Bridge (Marion County, West Virginia)
Built 1888
Pony truss bridge over Booths Creek on CR 73/16
Open to traffic

Bowers Hill Bridge (Marshall County, West Virginia)
Built 1892 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Fish Creek on CR 7/4 (Fish Creek Road)
Open to traffic

Bridgeport Bridge (Belmont County, Ohio)
Built 1893 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1987 with load-bearing Bailey truss installed over the deck
Lost three-span through truss bridge over Ohio River Back Channel on US 40 between Bridgeport and Wheeling Island
Demolished.

Bridgeport Covered Bridge 48-35-01x / 35-07-04x (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1839; Replaced by steel bridge 1893
Lost Covered through truss bridge over Back Channel of Ohio River on US 40
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridgeport Lamp Chimney Co. Bridge (Harrison County, West Virginia)
Built 1924 by Bridgeport Lamp Chimney Co.;
Concrete through arch bridge over Simpson Creek on Pedestrian Walkway
Open to pedestrians

Browns Island Girder Bridge (Hancock County, West Virginia)
Built 1942 by Weirton Steel
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Ohio River Back Channel on Weirton Steel access road
Unknown status

Browns Island Truss Bridge (Hancock County, West Virginia)
Built 1942 by Weirton Steel
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Ohio River Main Channel on Weirton Steel Company Road
Unknown status

Buckeye Creek Bridge (Doddridge County, West Virginia)
Built 1936, replaced c2010
Truss bridge over Buckeye Creek on CR 15
Replaced by new concrete bridge

Buckeye Truss Bridge (Pocahontas County, West Virginia)
Built 1909
Through truss bridge over Greenbrier River on CR 219/15
Open to traffic

Buckhannon River Bridge (Upshur County, West Virginia)
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1977
Through truss bridge over Buckhannon River on CR 9 SLS
Open to traffic

Buckhannon River Bridge (Upshur County, West Virginia)
Built 1903, replaced 2010
Truss bridge over Buckhannon River on CR 22/2
Replaced by new concrete bridge

Buckhannon River Bridge (Upshur County, West Virginia)
Built 1920
Concrete arch bridge over Buckhannon River on CR 32/17
Open to traffic

Buffalo Creek Arch Bridge (Marion County, West Virginia)
Built 1934 as a PWA project; Replaced 2001
Lost Arch bridge over Buffalo Creek & CSX Railroad on US 19
Replaced by new bridge

Buffalo Creek Bridge (Marion County, West Virginia)
Built 1926
Concrete arch bridge over Buffalo Creek on CR 250/58
Open to traffic

Buffalo Creek Bridge (Marion County, West Virginia)
Built 1912; rehabilitated 2001
Pony truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on CR 250/11
Open to traffic

Bull Creek Bridge (Wayne County, West Virginia)
Built 1930
Concrete arch bridge over Bull Creek on CR 29/16
Open to traffic

Bull Creek Bridge (Wayne County, West Virginia)
Built before 1925; rehabilitated 1994
Through truss bridge over Bull Creek on CR 52/29
Open to traffic

Bull Run Bridge (Preston County, West Virginia)
Built 1912 by the Canton Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Cheat River on CR 14/4
Open to traffic

Burnsville Bridge (Braxton County, West Virginia)
Built 1893 by the Variety Iron Works of Cleveland, Ohio
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Kanawha River, on Old Bridge Street
Closed to all traffic

Cacapon River Bridge (Hampshire County, West Virginia)
Built 1933
Through truss bridge over Cacapon River on US 50 in Capon Bridge
Open to traffic

Cacapon River Bridge (Morgan County, West Virginia)
Built 1937
Through truss bridge over Cacapon River on WV 9
Open to traffic

Cacapon River Bridge (Morgan County, West Virginia)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1996
Steel stringer bridge over Cacapon River on CR 7
Open to traffic

Caldwell Bridge (Old) (Greenbrier County, West Virginia)
Built 1872; replaced 1931
Lost Covered truss bridge over Greenbrier River on US Route 60
Replaced by a new bridge

Capon Lake Bridge (Hampshire County, West Virginia)
Originally built 1874 near Romney; relocated here in 1938
Whipple through truss bridge over Cacapon River, just off WV 259
Open to pedestrians only

Carpendale Rail Trail - Knobley Tunnel (Mineral County, West Virginia)
Built 1904, abandoned 1970s, converted for trail use 2010
Tunnel under Knobley Mountain on Carpendale Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Carpendale Rail Trail - Potomac River Bridge (Mineral County, West Virginia)
Built 1904, converted to trail use 2010
Deck plate girder bridge over Potomac River on Carpendale Rail to Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Carrollton Covered Bridge 48-01-02 (Barbour County, West Virginia)
Built 1856; rebuilt with concrete beam deck 1963; rehabilitated 2003, heavily damaged by arson August 10, 2017; reopened Sept. 14, 2017 with exposed superstructure
Burr Arch covered bridge over Buckhannon River on County Route 36
Closed

Center Point Covered Bridge 48-09-01 (Doddridge County, West Virginia)
Built 1888, bypassed 1940, rehabilitated 1982
Long through truss bridge over Talkington Fork of McElroy Creek on Pedestrian Trail
Open to pedestrians

Chapel Road Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1972
Steel rigid frame bridge over I-470 on CR 6 (Chapel Road)
Open to traffic

Charles C. Rogers Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Built 1999
Steel stringer bridge over New River and CSX RR on WV 16
Open to traffic

Cheat Lake Bridge (Monongalia County, West Virginia)
Built 1976
Deck truss bridge over Cheat Lake on I-68
Open to traffic

Chelyan Bridge (Kanawha County, West Virginia)
Built 1929; Replaced 1995
Lost Through truss bridge over Kanawha River on Route 61 Spur
Replaced by a new bridge

Chelyan Bridge (New) (Kanawha County, West Virginia)
Built 1995
Warren through truss with no verticals bridge over Kanawha River on WV 61 North
Open to traffic

Chessie - Rowelsburg Railroad Bridge (Preston County, West Virginia)
Built ca. 1910; lost to a washout in 1985
Warren through truss bridge over Cheat River on CSX Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Chester Bridge (Hancock County, West Virginia)
Built 1897
Lost Suspension bridge over Ohio River on Lincoln Highway/US 30
Lost 1969

Chuck Yeager Bridge (Kanawha County, West Virginia)
Built 1954; rehabilitated 1986
Through truss bridge over Kanawha River on Southbound I-77 in Charleston
Open to traffic

Clark Hill Bridge (Marshall County, West Virginia)
Built 1906
Through truss bridge over Fish Creek on CR 74/2 (Clark Hill Road)
Open to traffic

Colliers Road Bridge (Brooke County, West Virginia)
Built 1912, probably by the Luten Bridge Co.
Concrete arch bridge over Harmon Creek on CR 1/3 in Weirton
Open to traffic on a dead-end road

Conrail - Monongahela River Bridge (Marion County, West Virginia)
Parker through truss bridge over Monongahela River on Abandoned Monongahela Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

Cornelius Charlton Memorial Bridge (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1979
Deck truss bridge over Bluestone River on I-77 (NB)
Open to traffic

Cotton Hill Station Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Replaced 1999
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over New River, CSX RR on WV 16 in Cotton Hill
Replaced by new bridge

Council Road Bridge (Brooke County, West Virginia)
Built 1913, probably by the Luten Bridge Co.
Concrete arch bridge over Buffalo Creek on CR 32/3
Open to traffic

CSX - "Big Sandy Junction" Bridge (Boyd County, Kentucky)
Warren through truss (Camelback designed) bridges over Big Sandy River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Big Pool Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Through truss bridge over Potomac River on CSX Railroad


CSX - Carothers Tunnel (Morgan County, West Virginia)
Built 1914, modified (notched) ca 2010 for double-stack containers
Tunnel on CSX Transportation, Cumberland Subdivision


CSX - Coal River Bridge (Kanawha County, West Virginia)
Through truss bridge over Riverside Drive, Coal River on CSX Railroad in St. Albans
Open to traffic

CSX - Harpers Ferry Wooden Trestle (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Timber stringer bridge with one deck plate span on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Hawk's Nest Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Originally built for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
Parker through truss bridge over New River
Open to traffic

CSX - Kanawha River Bridge (Charleston) (Kanawha County, West Virginia)
Built 1907
Parker through truss bridge over Kanawha River on CSX Railroad (Formerly Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad)
Intact but closed to all traffic

CSX - Little Kanawha River Bridge (Wood County, West Virginia)
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Little Kanawha River on Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Magnolia Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over Potomac River on CSX Cumberland Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Monongahela River Bridge (Marion County, West Virginia)
Built 1912
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Monongahela River on CSX Transprtation
Open to traffic

CSX - New River Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Built 1899
Through truss bridge over New River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - New River Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over New River on CSXTRR
Open to traffic

CSX - Ohio River Bridge (Parkersburg) (Wood County, West Virginia)
Crosses Ohio River between Parkersburg, WV, and Belpre, OH. Constructed between 1868-1870 by B&O railroad. Longest in world upon completion at 7140 feet.
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Potomac River Bridge (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1931
Deck plate girder bridge over Potomac River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Potomac River Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Deck plate girder bridge over North Branch Potomac River on CSX Transportation (former Baltimore & Ohio)
Open to traffic

CSX - Potomac Street Overpass (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Potomac Street on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Rush Creek Bridge (Kanawha County, West Virginia)
Built 1944
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cr 23/12 And Rush Creek on Csx Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Sewell Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Built 1907
Parker through truss bridge over New River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic