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Elk River Bridge

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Overview
Lost parker through truss bridge over Elk River on Wv 4 (F)
Location
Gassaway, Braxton County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1925: Bypassed 2001 Removed 2012
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 358.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.66563, -80.77991   (decimal degrees)
38°39'56" N, 80°46'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/519147/4279695 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gassaway
Inventory number
BH 52317 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 29, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Changed "Status" & "Status Description"
  • September 7, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated status to removed
  • April 30, 2012: Added by Ben Tate

Sources 

  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Three pictures - Once touted as a potential movie location
  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Elk River Bridge
Posted September 7, 2012, by jenny (butcherjenny [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bride was recently demolished this week. I am looking for some video footage of it. Would you know of any?