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Pocatalico River Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Pocatalico River on Clearview Heights Road
Location
Kanawha County, West Virginia
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1898
Design
Pinned Pratt Through Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 217.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.50352, -81.68220   (decimal degrees)
38°30'13" N, 81°40'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/440516/4261904 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sissonville
Inventory number
BH 49600 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 1, 2015: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Bridge was demolished in May of 2015
  • September 12, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger

Comments 

Pocatalico River Bridge
Posted June 30, 2015, by Dave

Area after reclaiming.

Pocatalico River Bridge
Posted June 30, 2015, by Dave

The substructure was completely gone.

Pocatalico River Bridge
Posted June 30, 2015, by Dave

More Pictures. Note that old Railroad rails were used for Bents.

Pocatalico River Bridge
Posted June 30, 2015, by Dave

This bridge was demolished in May 2015.