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Moundsville Bridge

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WV 2 Spur from Moundsville

This rather standard looking design through truss connects Moundsville, WV to Dilles Bottom, Ohio. Without this bridge, there would be no way across the Ohio River between Wheeling and New Martinsville, a distance of 35 miles.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in October 2007

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Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Ohio River on WV 2 Spur/OH 872
Location
Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia, and Belmont County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1986
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Span length: 912.1 ft.
Total length: 912.1 ft.
Deck width: 59.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.91369, -80.75393   (decimal degrees)
39°54'49" N, 80°45'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/521651/4418168 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Businessburg
Inventory number
BH 36177 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 78.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
18,000

Update Log 

  • April 22, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • February 5, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

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