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NS - Morgan Road Overpass

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Replacement bridge-Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in June 2017

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Description 

Shows built in 1912, abutments redone in 1938.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Morgan Road/Pigeon Creek on Railroad (NS)
Location
Mercer County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1912
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Virginian Railway (VGN)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 43.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.33533, -80.95047   (decimal degrees)
37°20'07" N, 80°57'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/504387/4132073 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakvale
Inventory number
BH 55742 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2000)
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
200

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Status
  • March 9, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com