Rating:
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Prince Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Irma Hale in July 2011

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BH Photo #204905

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over New River on WV 41
Location
Fayette County, West Virginia, and Raleigh County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Lost
History
Built 1931
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 201.1 ft.
Total length: 734.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.3 ft.
Also called
New River Bridge
Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.85405, -81.07101   (decimal degrees)
37°51'15" N, 81°04'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/493752/4189624 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Prince
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
950
Inventory number
BH 35081 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 8, 2015: Updated by Robert Elder: Lost.
  • April 16, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Common Name. Bridge Now Fully Doomed
  • January 25, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is likely doomed.
  • June 4, 2010: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Nathan Holth
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com