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Elk Creek Thru Truss

Photo taken by Brian McKee 7-4-2011

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BH Photo #203514

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Description 

Bridge appears in danger of collapse. State DOT r/w ends at west end of bridge.

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Overview
Through Truss bridge over Elk Creek on County Route 57/15
Location
Barbour County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1886
Builder
- Mt. Vernon Bridge Co. of Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Design
Through Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 92.9 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Also called
Elk Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.13817, -80.10420   (decimal degrees)
39°08'17" N, 80°06'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/577418/4332491 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Philippi
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
11
Inventory number
BH 47563 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • September 1, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added name.
  • July 6, 2011: Updated by Brian McKee: Added builder and description notes
  • January 7, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth