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Buchanan Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Little Fishing Creek on CR 7/23
Location
Wetzel County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912
Builder
- York Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania
Design
Pinned 6-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.9 ft.
Total length: 110.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Also called
Little Fishing Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.61195, -80.81125   (decimal degrees)
39°36'43" N, 80°48'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/516202/4384705 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Porters Falls
Inventory number
BH 35670 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
50

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2017: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added historic name, builder, and truss type
  • June 3, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Corrected GPS coordinates.

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Little Fishing Creek Bridge
Posted February 16, 2017, by Sherman Cahal (shermancahal [at] gmail [dot] com)

Closed for emergency repairs (as of January 27, 2017): http://www.transportation.wv.gov/highways/districts/district...