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Buffalo Creek Arch Bridge

Photos 

View West, General View, Main Arch

Photo taken by Jim Nall, April 1996 for HAER

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #153856

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Arch bridge over Buffalo Creek & CSX Railroad on US 19
Location
Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1934 as a PWA project; Replaced 2001
Builders
- E.R. Mills
- Public Works Administration
- Ralph W. Fimple
Design
Single span reinforced concrete open spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 128.9 ft.
Total length: 432.1 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Also called
Belleview Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.49650, -80.14105   (decimal degrees)
39°29'47" N, 80°08'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/573856/4372227 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairmont West
Inventory number
BH 43991 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2010: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER WV-66 - Buffalo Creek Bridge, U.S. Route 19, spanning Buffalo Creek near conflue, Fairmont, Marion County, WV