Rating:
4 votes

Main Street Bridge

Photos 

View of Bridge Looking West

View looks downstream toward Ohio River. Hills in background are in Ohio.

Photo taken by Rick Mattioni in July 2000

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BH Photo #125652

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Wheeling Creek on Main Street (CR 18) in Wheeling
Location
Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1892 by the Paige, Carey & Co.
Builder
- Paige, Carey & Co.
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 159.1 ft.
Total length: 232.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.2 ft.
Also called
Wheeling Creek Bridge
Wheeling Stone Arch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.06335, -80.72341   (decimal degrees)
40°03'48" N, 80°43'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/523587/4434825 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wheeling
Inventory number
BH 35337 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 46.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
2,100

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2012: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is not on the NRHP. Added bridge builder
  • April 22, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • July 4, 2009: Posted HAER photos
  • October 8, 2008: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Updated bridge name and added street name.

Sources 

  • Rick Mattioni
  • HAER WV-78 - Wheeling Stone Arch Bridge, Spanning Wheeling Creek at Main Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, WV
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Todd Wilson