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Buckeye Truss Bridge

Photo 

Elevation.

Photo taken by WVDOH

BH Photo #271545

Map 

Description 

This bridge was built in 1909. It was demolished and replaced in 2014 by a stringer bridge on a new alignment.

Facts 

Overview
Demolished through truss bridge over Greenbrier River on CR 219/15
Location
Pocahontas County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1909, Replaced 2014
Builder
- Ferris Bridge/Engineering Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 128.0 ft.
Total length: 263.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.3 ft.
Also called
Greenbrier River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.18784, -80.12970   (decimal degrees)
38°11'16" N, 80°07'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/576215/4227014 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hillsboro
Inventory number
BH 35458 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2013)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
30

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2017: Updated by Brian Powell: demolished
  • December 3, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added builder, listed as doomed, put WVDOH name.

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