Rating:
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Robert H. Mollohan-Jefferson Street Bridge

Photos 

Stunning At Night

The south side of the bridge.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in October 2007

BH Photo #110484

Map 

Description 

Concrete arch bridge dedicated on May 30, 1921, it connects east and west Fairmont as it crosses the Monongahela River. After falling into poor repair over the years, it was preserved and repaired and reopened in October 2000

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Monongahela River on Jefferson Street (CR 19/73) in Fairmont
Location
Marion County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921; rehabilitated 2000
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 278.9 ft.
Total length: 1,248.1 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 4, 1994
Also called
High Level Bridge
Million Dollar Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.48333, -80.14167   (decimal degrees)
39°28'60" N, 80°08'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/573816/4370766 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairmont West
Inventory numbers
NRHP 91001734 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 35302 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 73.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
14,600

Update Log 

  • August 19, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Alternate Names", "Date of NRHP Listing" and "Description". Updated "Name" to it's official name.
  • January 29, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com