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Blue Creek Bridge

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Blue Creek on CR 52
Location
Kanawha County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled for replacement in 2019
History
Built 1926
Builder
- Luten Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania & Knoxville, Tennessee
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 126.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.44773, -81.45607   (decimal degrees)
38°26'52" N, 81°27'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/460202/4255592 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blue Creek
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
856
Inventory number
BH 35227 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2019: Updated by Mike Kerkau: Builder; bridge is also doomed

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Blue Creek Bridge
Posted September 15, 2019, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

This one, I was able to verify that replacement is in the cards. The photos on Highways Through History include a Luten plaque.

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Posted January 20, 2014, by jysjmcoyzm (phnukicdbs [at] zbigca [dot] com)

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