Rating:
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Big Wheeling Creek Bridge

Photos 

Big Wheeling Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Will Nelson

BH Photo #208012

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Whipple through truss bridge over Big Wheeling Creek on CR 5
Location
Marshall County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pinned Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 214.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.99424, -80.63491   (decimal degrees)
39°59'39" N, 80°38'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/531166/4427181 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moundsville
Inventory number
BH 35323 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 14.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
300

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • August 8, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and builder
  • August 8, 2011: New photos from Will Nelson
  • June 3, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Corrected GPS coordinates.

Sources 

Comments 

Big Wheeling Creek Bridge
Posted January 31, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Doomed?

This listing sates 'scheduled for replacement':

http://www.highwaysthroughhistory.com/bridge.aspx?id=32