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Cheat Lake Bridge

Photos 

Overview during repainting

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #192038

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Cheat Lake on I-68
Location
Monongalia County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1976
Design
Cantilevered Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 363.9 ft.
Total length: 1,966.0 ft.
Deck width: 81.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.66967, -79.86280   (decimal degrees)
39°40'11" N, 79°51'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/597538/4391712 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Lynn
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
29,446
Inventory number
BH 42968 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 10, 2011: New photos from James Baughn
  • August 15, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • July 4, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com

Comments 

Cheat Lake Bridge
Posted May 10, 2016, by William Graff (wrg2112 [at] aol [dot] com)

What is the approximate height of the bridge at the roadway?

Cheat Lake Bridge
Posted December 8, 2013, by G Gamble (pug99us [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Friends and myself use to cross this bridge many times 65yrs ago,to fish in the lake. Lot's of good memory's here.

Cheat Lake Bridge
Posted January 14, 2011, by Robert Thompson

I suppose during the repainting, it could be classed as a "covered bridge"...

Yeah. Bad joke.