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Elk River Bridge

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Elk River Bridge

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt in June 2019

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BH Photo #461348

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Elk River on WV 4 F in Gassaway
Location
Gassaway, Braxton County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Design
One riveted Parker through truss flanked with one polygonal Warren pony truss at each end.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 157.2 ft.
Total length: 338.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.67619, -80.77083   (decimal degrees)
38°40'34" N, 80°46'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/519934/4280868 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gassaway
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,871
Inventory number
BH 35016 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2019: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • April 14, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Corrected Bridge Type.

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net