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Millville Bridge

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Millville Bridge

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Photo taken by Tim Allen at Google Maps

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BH Photo #475904

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Description 

New steel delta frame bridge across the Shenandoah River carrying WV 9. Bridge is of similar design to the Sidney Sherman Bridge over Buffalo Bayou in Houston, Texas (I-610 Loop), although this bridge is much larger.

Facts 

Overview
Delta-frame steel stringer bridge over Shenandoah River on WV 9
Location
Millville, Jefferson County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2012
Builder
- HDR Inc of Omaha, Nebaraska
Design
Delta-frame steel stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 1,350.0 ft.
Deck width: 85.0 ft.
Also called
Delta-Rahmen Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.27092, -77.78188   (decimal degrees)
39°16'15" N, 77°46'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/260014/4350530 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Charles Town
Inventory number
BH 58386 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2020: New photo from Nick Boppel
  • October 11, 2013: Added by Michael Miller

Sources 

  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Shenandoah River Bridge
Posted October 11, 2013, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Very interesting bridge, considering. Not sure if I like it or not. Based on an older article I read, this bridge may be record setting for a delta, so that's why I added it.

I've seen pictures of the structure when it was nearing completion at http://www.asce.org/cemagazine/Article.aspx?id=23622325952#....