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Sergeant Cornelius Charlton Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Irma Hale in July 2011

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BH Photo #204846

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Street View 

Description 

This is named for a local Medal of Honor recipient. http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/3094/charlton-corneliu...

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Bluestone River on I-77 S
Location
Mercer County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954; rehabilitated 1983
Design
Deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 504.0 ft.
Total length: 1,340.9 ft.
Deck width: 34.8 ft.
Also called
Bluestone River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.47976, -81.07376   (decimal degrees)
37°28'47" N, 81°04'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/493478/4148098 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Athens
Inventory number
BH 35379 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 80.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
16,041

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 16, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • September 22, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Changed "Name"
  • October 7, 2012: Photo imported by Ben Tate
  • July 22, 2011: New photos from Irma Hale
  • April 22, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

Sources 

Comments 

Sergeant Cornelius Charlton Bridge
Posted July 24, 2016, by Royce and Bobette Haley (roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Hi Irma Hale and Ben Tate. I have added the NB Bridge to the site. Irma Hale your photos numbered 1, 2 and 4 are of the north Bound bridge http://bridgehunter.com/wv/mercer/bh72888/

Ben Tate your photos 5 and 6 are of the NB bridge http://bridgehunter.com/wv/mercer/bh72888/

Royce

Bluestone River Bridge
Posted August 9, 2013, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is a view of the bridge from the Southbound scenic overlook.