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US 250 Shavers Fork Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Shavers Fork on US 250/WV 92
Location
Randolph County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled for replacement in 2020
History
Built 1934
Builders
- Monty Brothers Co.
- Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co. of Des Moines, Iowa & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 115.2 ft.
Deck width: 24.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.61667, -79.87000   (decimal degrees)
38°37'00" N, 79°52'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/598375/4274844 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Durbin
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
879
Inventory number
BH 35512 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2019: Updated by Mike Kerkau: Builders
  • April 17, 2018: Updated by Brian Powell: scheduled for replacement in 2020
  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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US 250 Shavers Fork Bridge
Posted September 15, 2019, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

Curiously, Highways Through History lists THIS crossing as Cheat Bridge, rather than the 1912 one. Not sure yet if they list that one under some other name.