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Martha Bridge

Photos 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2005

BH Photo #405707

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Guyandotte River on CR 31/6
Location
Cabell County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1882; replaced 2005
Design
Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 146.0 ft.
Total length: 470.2 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.38224, -82.28486   (decimal degrees)
38°22'56" N, 82°17'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/387778/4249007 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Barboursville
Inventory number
BH 35034 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2005)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 27.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
1,000

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2009: Updated by J.P.: replaced by a new bridge

Sources 

Comments 

Guyandotte River Bridge
Posted May 7, 2009, by Greg Hall (cyclebay [at] aol [dot] coom)

Photo's taken in 2007. Bridge recently closed, new bridge recently built/opened. Road signage refers to this road as McComas Road. Delorme shows it as Martha Road

Photo 1- looking West at South side

Photo 2- Looking West through

Photo 3- Looking East at South Side

Photo 4- Looking East

Photo 5- Looking North/west