Rating:
3 votes

Earl M. Vickers Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ben Tate in May 2012

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BH Photo #249456

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Kanawha River on WV 6 in Smithers and Montgomery
Location
Montgomery, Fayette County, West Virginia, and Kanawha County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1956
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 485.9 ft.
Total length: 1,665.1 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.2 ft.
Also called
Montgomery Bridge
Vickers Bridge
Kanawha River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.18290, -81.31654   (decimal degrees)
38°10'58" N, 81°18'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/472277/4226156 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Montgomery
Inventory number
BH 35077 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
19,000

Update Log 

  • July 4, 2016: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • December 15, 2014: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • February 24, 2013: New photos from Ben Tate
  • February 28, 2011: Updated by Chris Patriarca: Update name to Earl M. Vickers Bridge
  • April 22, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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