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Bridge Street Bridge (1951-2016)

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2016

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BH Photo #362071

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Description 

This bridge spanned Three Fork Creek and the eastern end of CSX's Grafton railyard. It was replaced by a new stringer span built next to it in 2016.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Three Fork Creek/ on CR 9 in Grafton
Location
Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1951, Replaced 2016
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 444.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.1 ft.
Also called
Three Fork Creek/CSX Bridge
Three Fork Creek/CSX Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.33967, -80.01688   (decimal degrees)
39°20'23" N, 80°01'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/584722/4354931 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grafton
Inventory number
BH 35599 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 11.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,275

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2017: Updated by Brian Powell: Bridge removed; renamed to match DOH usage
  • August 28, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 22, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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Comments 

Three Fork Creek Bridge
Posted August 28, 2016, by Steve Conro (sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Not sure of the prospects for this bridge. New bridge being built beside it now (2016)

Three Fork Creek Bridge
Posted August 12, 2013, by John Goold (BlueWilliamus [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I wish I would have had my camera with me because I was there. Interestingly the through truss section is over the railroad and there is a deck truss section over the water.