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Old Clifton Mills Road Bridge

Photos 

Elevation

Photo taken by Sam Bierer

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BH Photo #167076

Map 

Description 

Serves 2 houses on a dead-end road

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Big Sandy Creek on CR 8/4
Location
Preston County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1884 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.67292, -79.62556   (decimal degrees)
39°40'23" N, 79°37'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/617881/4392358 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bruceton Mills
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
10
Inventory number
BH 35465 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 5.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 19, 2011: New photos from Brian McKee
  • January 10, 2011: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

Comments 

Old Clifton Mills Road Bridge
Posted June 5, 2010, by J.R. Manning (thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Sam, I linked your photo to the bridge listing so it shows up as a thumbnail in the Preston County listings. You've got a lot of interesting bridges in West Virginia, I wish I could have extended my stay in your state and taken more photos.

Old Clifton Mills Road Bridge
Posted June 5, 2010, by Sam Bierer (sbierer [at] frontiernet [dot] net)

I use this bridge everyday, could use some new decking and paint.