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Elk River Bridge

Photo 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in September 2008

BH Photo #405208

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Elk River on CR 4/5
Location
Clay County, West Virginia
Status
To be replaced in 2017. Bridge to remain a pedestrian crossing
Future prospects
To be replaced. Bridge to remain a pedestrian crossing
History
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1978; closed to traffic in September 2016; to be replaced in 2017
Design
1 Pin-connected Pratt through truss with a Pin-connected Pratt pony truss span at each end.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 306.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.49251, -81.21748   (decimal degrees)
38°29'33" N, 81°13'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/481034/4260484 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elkhurst
Inventory number
BH 35046 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
400

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2017: Updated by Jason Smith: To be replaced in 2017. Old bridge will remain in place as a pedestrian bridge
  • April 20, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added GPS and info.

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Comments 

Elk River Bridge
Posted April 20, 2010, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This is a magnificent bridge!