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Capon Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2016

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BH Photo #361335

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Cacapon River on US 50 in Capon Bridge
Location
Capon Bridge, Hampshire County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
WVDOH plans to renovate the bridge in 2019-2020.
History
Built 1933
Builders
- E.R. Mills
- Wheeling Structural Steel Co.
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Cacapon River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.29782, -78.43485   (decimal degrees)
39°17'52" N, 78°26'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/721201/4352963 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Capon Bridge
Inventory number
BH 35125 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 45.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
5,900

Update Log 

  • October 24, 2017: Updated by Brian Powell: add builder
  • August 25, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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