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Gauley River Bridge

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Description 

Deck Truss bridge carrying US 19 NB across the Gauley River/Summersville Lake

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Overview
Deck truss bridge over Gauley River/Summersville Lake on US 19 NB
Location
Summersville, Nicholas County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1994
Design
Deck truss, although NBI lists it as a steel stringer.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 400.0 ft.
Total length: 1,485.3 ft.
Deck width: 32.2 ft.
Also called
Summersville Reservoir Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.24057, -80.85413   (decimal degrees)
38°14'26" N, 80°51'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/512765/4232517 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Nebo
Inventory number
BH 58310 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 93.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
7,400

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2013: Added by Michael Miller

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Gauley River Bridge
Posted January 13, 2015, by Rock Foster (rock [at] lhtot [dot] com)

In 2000 this bridge was officially named by the WV Legislature - "Hughes Bridge".