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Tug Fork Bridge

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CR 52/1 Tug Fork Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in June 2010

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BH Photo #168361

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Tug Fork on CR 52/1
Location
McDowell County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement. Contract to let Jan. 2015.
History
Built 1918
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 128.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.44750, -81.70220   (decimal degrees)
37°26'51" N, 81°42'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/437888/4144748 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davy
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
40
Inventory number
BH 35372 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • June 24, 2010: New photos from C Hanchey
  • April 22, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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