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Headsville Bridge

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Patterson Creek on CR 16
Location
Mineral County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
To be bypassed and preserved in place for pedestrian use.
History
Built 1891
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 164.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Patterson Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.39201, -78.85278   (decimal degrees)
39°23'31" N, 78°51'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/684909/4362479 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Headsville
Inventory number
BH 35390 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2013)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
450

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2015: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • February 6, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is to be bypassed and preserved for pedestrians!

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Comments 

Headsville Bridge
Posted May 4, 2015, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Wrought Iron Bridge Co.

Headsville Bridge
Posted May 4, 2015, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Found some pictures, glad it's being bypassed/saved:

http://rs.locationshub.com/Slideshow.aspx?lid=059-10040178&i...

Does anyone recognize the builders plaques?

Regards,

Art S.