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East Fork Greenbrier River Bridge

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Bridge Over the East Fork Greenbrier

Photo taken by Jim Allen in May 2011

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BH Photo #345454

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over East Fork Greenbrier River on CR 250/2 in Durbin
Location
Pocahontas County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1895
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (Assumed Due To Phoenix Columns)
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss with Phoenix columns
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 79.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Tannery Truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.54432, -79.81996   (decimal degrees)
38°32'40" N, 79°49'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/602835/4266871 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Durbin
Inventory number
BH 35456 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 47.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
75

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added WVDOT name, assumed builder, Phoenix Columns category.
  • January 12, 2016: New photos from Jim Allen
  • July 7, 2011: New photos from Brian McKee

Sources 

  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Jim Allen

Comments 

East Fork Greenbrier River Bridge
Posted January 12, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Yup, the twin to Tug Fork.

Regards,

Art S.

East Fork Greenbrier River Bridge
Posted October 28, 2012, by Sherman Cahal (shermancahal [at] gmail [dot] com)

Wrong bridge photographed. This is a Pratt through truss on WV 250/2 at Durbin, a much lighter span. Query Back River bridge or some variant for similar vantage points.