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Kanawha Falls Bridge

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in July 2007

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Overview
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Kanawha River on CR 13
Location
Fayette County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928
Design
Two-span, 12-panel Pennsylvania through truss with Camelback upper chords
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 400.0 ft.
Total length: 1,001.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Kanawha River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.13833, -81.21333   (decimal degrees)
38°08'18" N, 81°12'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/481305/4221185 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gauley Bridge
Inventory number
BH 35078 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
350

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Changed "Name"
  • February 24, 2013: New photos from Ben Tate
  • August 27, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Updated bridge type
  • May 14, 2010: New Street View added by Joshua Collins
  • April 27, 2010: New photos from Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Matt Lohry
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Bridgemapper.com - by Todd Wilson and Lauren Winkler
  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Kanawha River Bridge
Posted August 20, 2012, by Chambers Williams (gchambers3 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Is this the bridge over the Kanawha that used to have a toll on it?