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Arden Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Brian McKee 7-4-2011

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BH Photo #203383

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost truss bridge over Tygart Valley River on CR 12
Location
Barbour County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1910
Design
Four span polygonal Warren pony truss with riveted connections.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 95.0 ft.
Total length: 388.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Tygart Valley River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.21003, -79.99432   (decimal degrees)
39°12'36" N, 79°59'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/586826/4340566 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nestorville
Inventory number
BH 34997 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2011)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 38.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
400

Update Log 

  • June 20, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is lost, confirmed by Google Earth
  • December 10, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Merged More Recent NBI Data
  • July 6, 2011: New photos from Brian McKee
  • January 10, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated status and type.

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