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Deer Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Deer Creek on CR 7/1
Location
Pocahontas County, West Virginia
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1910
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 96.1 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.41665, -79.85879   (decimal degrees)
38°24'60" N, 79°51'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/599626/4252661 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Green Bank
Inventory number
BH 49623 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/1990)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
50

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: design
  • September 15, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Deer Creek Bridge
Posted October 20, 2017, by Brian Powell

There was a new bridge built by the adjacent private landowner. It is not open to the public.

Deer Creek Bridge
Posted September 15, 2011, by J.P.

On google earth it looks as if the new bridge was built down stream nearly 300 yards and the old bridge left intact but abandoned.