Rating:
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Meighen Bridge

Photos 

Oblique View of the South face

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in October 2007

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BH Photo #110630

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Fish Creek on CR 7/4 (Fish Creek Road)
Location
Marshall County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913 by the York Bridge Co.
Builder
- York Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 222.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Fish Creek Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.78417, -80.71943   (decimal degrees)
39°47'03" N, 80°43'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/524024/4403840 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glen Easton
Inventory number
BH 35326 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
100

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2017: New photos from Sherman Cahal
  • July 16, 2011: Updated by Brian McKee: Corrected spelling of name from "Meigen" to "Meighen"
  • January 30, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning

Sources 

Comments 

Fish Creek Bridge (Meigen)
Posted May 8, 2008, by Will Nelson (willynwv [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I have additional photos of the steel truss bridge at Meigen, Fish Creek on Cr74.