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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge

Photos 

The south face

As seen from Ohio Highway 7. There isn't really anything outstanding about this bridge to make it historical, other than being a virtual twin to the Fort Henry Bridge.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in October 2007

BH Photo #112022

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Ohio River on Interstate 470
Location
Ohio County, West Virginia, and Belmont County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1978
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 778.9 ft.
Total length: 784.2 ft.
Deck width: 83.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.04990, -80.73064   (decimal degrees)
40°02'60" N, 80°43'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/522976/4433330 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wheeling
Inventory number
BH 36307 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 66.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
35,000

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • April 22, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • February 22, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Todd Wilson
  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com