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Middle Fork River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Johnnaston Kimble in June 2010

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BH Photo #167300

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Middle Fork River on CR 5/26
Location
Upshur County, West Virginia, and Randolph County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1893 by the Canton Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 144.0 ft.
Total length: 148.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.93752, -80.08915   (decimal degrees)
38°56'15" N, 80°05'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/578942/4310237 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ellamore
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
10
Inventory number
BH 35625 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 7, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder
  • July 5, 2011: New photos from Brian McKee
  • June 8, 2010: New photos from Johnnaston Kimble

Sources 

  • Johnnaston Kimble - CFOCUSONTHIS [at] AOL [dot] COM
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com