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WLE - Cross Creek Bridge

Photo 

Looking Southeast

Photo taken by Joshua Collins in March 2009

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BH Photo #148089

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over CR 74 (Mingo Jct.-Goulds Rd.) and Cross Creek on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway
Location
Jefferson County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903 by the American Bridge Co.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway (WLE)
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 270.0 ft.
Total length: 388.1 ft.
Also called
NS - Cross Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.31115, -80.66487   (decimal degrees)
40°18'40" N, 80°39'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/528476/4462346 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Steubenville West
Inventory numbers
ODOT 4133633 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27780 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2015: Updated by Luke: Edited stream name per forum comment
  • October 24, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins: added gps coordinates

Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

NS - McIntyre Creek Bridge
Posted April 10, 2015, by Rob Vance (rvance [at] egcc [dot] edu)

The creek passing under this bridge is actually Cross Creek. McIntyre Creek flows into Cross Creek a half mile or so up stream.