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Sleepy Creek Bridge

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River Road Sleepy Creek Bridge

Replacement being constructed September 2018

Photo by Jon Wright, thewrightphotographyofthings.com, used with permission

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BH Photo #434850

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Description 

Abutment undermined by June 2018 flooding; bypass replacement being constructed Sept. 2018

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Sleepy Creek on CR 1
Location
Morgan County, West Virginia
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Abutment undermined by June 2018 flooding; bypass replacement being constructed Sept. 2018
History
Built 1923
Builder
- Luten Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania & Knoxville, Tennessee
Design
Closed spandrel deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.66918, -78.08863   (decimal degrees)
39°40'09" N, 78°05'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/749729/4395092 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cherry Run
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
908
Inventory number
BH 35423 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 18 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 19, 2018: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Bridge in process of replacement
  • April 19, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated GPS and info.

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