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Fort Henry Bridge

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The south face

The Wheeling Bridge is in the foreground.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in October 2007

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Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Ohio River on Interstate 70 in Wheeling
Location
Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1955; rehabilitated 1990
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 577.1 ft.
Total length: 1,660.2 ft.
Deck width: 53.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.07195, -80.72745   (decimal degrees)
40°04'19" N, 80°43'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/523240/4435778 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Wheeling
Inventory number
BH 36306 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
27,500

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2013: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • August 24, 2011: New photo from David Backlin
  • April 22, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • October 8, 2008: New photos from Rick Mattioni
  • February 22, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Rick Mattioni
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com