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Christine West Bridge

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Christine West Bridge

Photo taken by Aaron Stone in August 2019

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BH Photo #468597

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over US-19, East River on US 52
Location
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Part of the future King Coal Highway. Route 460 at John Nash Boulevard to Airport Road scheduled to be completed November 19, 2021.
History
Built in 2009 as part of the US 52 King Coal Highway.
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 240.2 ft.
Total length: 1,158.5 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.28054, -81.17198   (decimal degrees)
37°16'50" N, 81°10'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/484754/4126008 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88680 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 94.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 23, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Imported correct lengths from NBI and removed span length of 1,190'
  • October 15, 2020: New Street View added by Doug Klingerman
  • March 23, 2020: New photos from Aaron Stone

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Christine West Bridge
Posted August 20, 2020, by Anonymous

The definition of a "Bridge to Nowhere"...