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Rockville-Mount Nebo Road Bridge

Photos 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2009

BH Photo #405242

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Sandy Creek on Mount Nebo Road
Location
Preston County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1893
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
5-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 149.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.62164, -79.70471   (decimal degrees)
39°37'18" N, 79°42'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/611175/4386565 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valley Point
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
10
Inventory number
BH 35467 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 30, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • May 29, 2018: New photos from David Case

Sources 

Comments 

Rockville Mount Nebo Road Bridge
Posted May 29, 2018, by David Case

This isn't your normal everyday bridge. It is tough to get to but in a beautiful location. If you come here, you are in the wild part of Wild and Wonderful West Virginia.