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US 119 Cheat River Bridge

Photos 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 1997

BH Photo #405313

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost three-span through truss bridge over Cheat River on US 119
Location
Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1908 by the Penn Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1950; replaced 1998
Builder
- Penn Bridge Co. of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Design
Three pin-connected Camelback through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 522.0 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.3 ft.
Also called
Cheat River County Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.74167, -79.90000   (decimal degrees)
39°44'30" N, 79°54'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/594249/4399663 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Morgantown North
Inventory numbers
PA 26 0119 0060 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 42950 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 6, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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