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Laurel Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by David Case in May 2018

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BH Photo #428898

Map 

Description 

This was a former B&O track.

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Laurel Creek on County Route 12/8
Location
Barbour County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1971
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.2 ft.
Total length: 149.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.20955, -79.97767   (decimal degrees)
39°12'34" N, 79°58'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/588264/4340528 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
1260 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
10
Inventory number
BH 81710 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 29, 2018: Updated by Clark Vance: Added railroad name
  • May 29, 2018: Added by David Case

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Comments 

Laurel Creek Bridge
Posted May 29, 2018, by Luke

That's usually the case.

Laurel Creek Bridge
Posted May 29, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Could the 1940 date be when the county took it on as a road bridge?