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Pa Fork of Fish Creek Bridge

Photos 

The South Face, Approaching from US 250 South

This bridge is located on US 250, which runs north and south. Because of the West Virginia terrain, this bridge actually runs east-west crossing the Pennsylvania branch of Fish Creek.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in October 2007

BH Photo #110664

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Pa Fork of Fish Creek on US 250
Location
Marshall County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1924; Demolished 2011
Design
Riveted, skewed, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 153.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75833, -80.56333   (decimal degrees)
39°45'30" N, 80°33'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/537404/4401026 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cameron
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
500
Inventory number
BH 35335 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 18.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2012: Updated by Ben Tate: Google satellite view shows that bridge was replaced and removed
  • March 15, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Street View
  • January 30, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth