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Gauley River Bridge

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Gauley River on WV 20/55
Location
Nicholas County, West Virginia
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1980
Design
Eight panel riveted Parker through truss.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 303.2 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.29108, -80.64086   (decimal degrees)
38°17'28" N, 80°38'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/531406/4238172 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Craigsville
Inventory number
BH 35442 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2006)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 3.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
3,100

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Street View and Info.