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Shepherd Bridge

Photos 

The south face

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in October 2007

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BH Photo #110642

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Fish Creeek on CR 74
Location
Marshall County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1897; demolished 2010
Design
Pin-connected Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 242.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.0 ft.
Also called
Masons Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.76565, -80.66640   (decimal degrees)
39°45'56" N, 80°39'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/528573/4401800 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glen Easton
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
100
Inventory number
BH 35324 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 10.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 8, 2011: Updated by Will Nelson: Bridge Has been replaced.
  • July 16, 2011: Updated by Brian McKee: Added alternate name
  • June 3, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Corrected GPS coordinates.
  • January 30, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Will Nelson
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth

Comments 

Fish Creeek Bridge aka Sheperd Bridge
Posted August 4, 2011, by Will Nelson (willynwv [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was replaced and removed in 2010, with a new 2 lane cement span.