Rating:
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Bowers Hill Bridge

Photos 

The south face

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in October 2007

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BH Photo #110652

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 1892 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 12-panel Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 191.9 ft.
Total length: 193.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.4 ft.
Also called
Adaline Bridge
Fish Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.76804, -80.64461   (decimal degrees)
39°46'05" N, 80°38'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/530438/4402073 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glen Easton
Inventory number
BH 35327 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2014)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
250

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2017: New photo from Sherman Cahal
  • January 30, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning

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