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Parkersburg-Belpre Bridge

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View from Fort Boreman

There is a lot going on in this picture. Ann and Juliana streets cross the modern concrete bridge over the Little Kanawha. The CSX Little Kanawha bridge is also visible. The Parkersburg-Belpre Bridge, CSX Ohio River Bridge, and the Memorial Toll Bridge are in the background.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in October 2013

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BH Photo #268404

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Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Cantilever through truss bridge over Ohio River on OH 32/WV 618 (formerly US 50)
Location
Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, and Washington County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1978
Design
Cantilevered Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 375.0 ft.
Total length: 2,533.3 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 64.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.27124, -81.56705   (decimal degrees)
39°16'16" N, 81°34'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/451085/4347030 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Parkersburg
Inventory number
BH 43941 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 72.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
15,500

Update Log 

  • July 18, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 19, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • October 15, 2013: New photo from Robert Elder
  • September 30, 2013: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • January 27, 2010: Added by J.R. Manning

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Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com