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Little Kanawha River Bridge

Photos 

View from Fort Boreman Hill

The 5th Street Bridge and the new East Street Bridge.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in October 2013

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BH Photo #268405

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Little Kanawha River on WV 14 in Parkersburg
Location
Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1998
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 350.1 ft.
Total length: 904.9 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.26000, -81.55667   (decimal degrees)
39°15'36" N, 81°33'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/451973/4345777 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Parkersburg
Inventory number
BH 35697 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 47.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
25,600

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • October 15, 2013: New photo from Robert Elder
  • August 1, 2013: New Street View added by Robert Elder
  • June 4, 2010: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Little Kanawha River Bridge
Posted September 25, 2009, by Jay Phillips (jay [at] thefunhouse [dot] nu)

Here are some pictures I have of this bridge.