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Tug Fork Bridge

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Tug Fork on CR 1/2
Location
McDowell County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1920
Design
Riveted Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 232.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.50816, -81.92941   (decimal degrees)
37°30'29" N, 81°55'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/417857/4151652 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wharncliffe
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
850
Inventory number
BH 35366 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2008)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 40.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 4, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Updated "Status" & "Status Description" due to demolition
  • April 22, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated GPS and info, and mentioned demolition risk.

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