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Sugar Creek Bridge

Photo 

CR-3 Bridge

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BH Photo #290078

Map 

Video 

New Mothman Evidence

Parts of this bridge can be seen in this particular clip. You can tell where they are by the street sign in the background saying Sugar Creek Road.

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Destination America

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on CR 3/8
Location
Pleasants County, West Virginia
Status
Closed to all traffic and bypassed by modern truss bridge
History
Built 1894
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 118.1 ft.
Total length: 120.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.3 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.39433, -81.05995   (decimal degrees)
39°23'40" N, 81°03'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/494837/4360539 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bens Run
Inventory number
BH 35453 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 1, 2014: New video from Brandon Cooper

Sources 

  • Brandon Cooper

Comments 

Sugar Creek Bridge
Posted August 1, 2014, by Brandon Cooper

This bridge was featured in an episode of Destination America's Mountain Monsters in Season 1, Episode 5. They attempted to trap the infamous Mothman from this very bridge.